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Iridium 46 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 24905
COSPAR ID 1997-043-C
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRIDIUM 46

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 779 km, 86.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin Iridium Communications Inc.
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 21 August 1997 00:38
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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