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Iridium 31 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number24950
COSPAR ID1997-051-G
Name in Spacetrack catalogIRIDIUM 31

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 779 km, 86.4°
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) 14 September 1997 01:36
Launch siteBaikonur Cosmodrome,
Kazakhstan
Launch vehicle Proton-K/17S40
View from orbit pole
 

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