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Cosmos-2242 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number22626
COSPAR ID1993-024-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogCOSMOS 2242

Satellite Details

Orbit 597 x 624 km, 82.5°
Category [satcat.0]
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 16 April 1993 07:49
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Tsiklon-3
View from orbit pole
 

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