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ERS-2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 23560
COSPAR ID 1995-021-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ERS 2

Satellite Details

Orbit 492 x 497 km, 98.6°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin ESA
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 April 1995 01:44
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

Description

Earth Resource Satellite - 1
View from orbit pole
 

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