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Meteor 2-4 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number11289
COSPAR ID1979-021-B
Name in Spacetrack catalogSL-3 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 800 x 909 km, 81.2°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin Russia
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 01 March 1979 18:45
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Vostok 8A92M
View from orbit pole
 

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