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ALOS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number28931
COSPAR ID2006-002-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogALOS

Satellite Details

Orbit 688 x 690 km, 98.0°
Category [satcat.0]
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 24 January 2006 01:33
Launch siteTanegashima Space Center,
Japan
Launch vehicle H-IIA 2022
View from orbit pole
 

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