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ERBS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 15354
COSPAR ID 1984-108-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog ERBS

Satellite Details

Orbit 458 x 486 km, 57.0°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)0.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 05 October 1984 11:03
Launch siteKennedy Space Center (KSC),
United States
Launch vehicle Space Shuttle

Description

Earth Radiation Budget Satellite, deployed by Space Shuttle on mission STS41-G, mass 5087 lb
View from orbit pole
 

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