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Nova 1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 12458
COSPAR ID 1981-044-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog NOVA 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 1,161 x 1,184 km, 89.9°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 7.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)7.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 15 May 1981 06:07
Launch siteVandenberg Space Force Base,
United States
Launch vehicle Scout G-1
View from orbit pole
 

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