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Helios 1B rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25979
COSPAR ID 1999-064-C
Name in Spacetrack catalog ARIANE 40 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 575 x 585 km, 98.1°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin ESA
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.3 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 03 December 1999 16:22
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40
View from orbit pole
 

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