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Iridium 4 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number24796
COSPAR ID1997-020-E
Name in Spacetrack catalogIRIDIUM 4

Satellite Details

Orbit 775 x 777 km, 86.4°
Category [satcat.0]
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 05 May 1997 14:55
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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