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Iridium 59 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25275
COSPAR ID 1998-019-D
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRIDIUM 59

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 779 km, 86.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 30 March 1998 06:02
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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