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Spot 2 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 20443
COSPAR ID 1990-005-H
Name in Spacetrack catalog ARIANE 40 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 756 x 773 km, 98.6°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 January 1990 01:35
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40
View from orbit pole
 

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