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DMSP B5D2-3 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 18123
COSPAR ID 1987-053-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog DMSP 5D-2 F8 (USA 26)

Satellite Details

Orbit 820 x 839 km, 98.7°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 20 June 1987 02:34
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas E
View from orbit pole
 

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