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NOAA 18 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 28654
COSPAR ID 2005-018-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog NOAA 18

Satellite Details

Orbit 842 x 861 km, 99.2°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.7 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 20 May 2005 10:22
Launch siteVandenberg AFB,
United States
Launch vehicle Delta 7320-10C
View from orbit pole
 

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