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Aureole 1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 5729
COSPAR ID 1971-119-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog AUREOLE 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 385 x 1,566 km, 74.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 December 1971 19:00
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Kosmos 11K65M
View from orbit pole
 

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