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Cosmos 2173 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 21797
COSPAR ID 1991-081-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog SL-8 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 946 x 999 km, 83.0°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.0 (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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