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Okean O Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25861
COSPAR ID 1999-039-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog SL-16 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 619 x 640 km, 98.1°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 2.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 July 1999 05:38
Launch siteBaikonur Cosmodrome,
Kazakhstan
Launch vehicle Zenit-2

Description

Flashing rapidly (2-3 times per second) - a very interesting object to observe!
View from orbit pole
 

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