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Kosmos-2172 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 21796
COSPAR ID 1991-081-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog COSMOS 2173

Satellite Details

Orbit 944 x 1,014 km, 83.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.9 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 November 1991 03:30
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Kosmos 11K65M
View from orbit pole
 

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