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Spot 4 Rocket - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25261
COSPAR ID 1998-017-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog ARIANE 40 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 778 x 785 km, 98.4°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin France
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 24 March 1998 01:46
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

Description

Ariane 4 3rd stage which launched the Spot 4 satellite
View from orbit pole
 

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