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PAYLOAD E - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 27059
COSPAR ID 2001-058-E
Name in Spacetrack catalog GONETS D1 8

Satellite Details

Orbit 1,416 x 1,417 km, 82.5°
Category Communications
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 7.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)8.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 28 December 2001 03:24
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Tsiklon-3

Description

Communications Satellite operated by CIS
View from orbit pole
 

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