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NOSS 8 (F) - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 18010
COSPAR ID 1987-043-F
Name in Spacetrack catalog USA 24

Satellite Details

Orbit 372 x 1,788 km, 63.3°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.9 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 15 May 1987 15:45
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas H
View from orbit pole
 

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