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ADEOS Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number24279
COSPAR ID1996-046-C
Name in Spacetrack catalogH-2 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 858 x 1,308 km, 98.7°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)2.5 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 August 1996 01:53
Launch siteTanegashima Space Center,
Japan
Launch vehicle H-II
View from orbit pole
 

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