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Iridium 51 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25262
COSPAR ID 1998-018-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRIDIUM 51

Satellite Details

Orbit 435 x 635 km, 86.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 25 March 1998 17:01
Launch siteTaiyuan Space Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Chang Zheng 2C-III/SD

Description

Spare
View from orbit pole
 

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