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Cosmos 540 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number6324
COSPAR ID1972-104-B
Name in Spacetrack catalogSL-8 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 741 x 756 km, 74.1°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.9 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 25 December 1972 23:05
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Kosmos 11K65M
View from orbit pole
 

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