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ADEOS II - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 27597
COSPAR ID 2002-056-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ADEOS 2

Satellite Details

Orbit 801 x 804 km, 98.3°
Category Earth observation
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Mass 3,680 kg
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 2.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 14 December 2002 01:31
Launch siteTanegashima Space Center,
Japan
Launch vehicle H-IIA 202

Links to further information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADEOS_II
Picture of satellite
View from orbit pole
 

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