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Oscar 16 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 20439
COSPAR ID 1990-005-D
Name in Spacetrack catalog OSCAR 16 (PACSAT)

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 791 km, 98.5°
Category Amateur radio
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 11.3 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)10.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 January 1990 01:35
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40
View from orbit pole
 

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