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Iridium 72 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25343
COSPAR ID 1998-032-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog IRIDIUM 72

Satellite Details

Orbit 776 x 779 km, 86.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 May 1998 21:16
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7920-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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