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Centaur D-1AR AC-48 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number10779
COSPAR ID1978-035-B
Name in Spacetrack catalogATLAS CENTAUR R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 622 x 36,171 km, 21.5°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 2.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 31 March 1978 23:36
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Atlas SLV-3D Centaur
View from orbit pole
 

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