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NOAA 15 - Satellite Information

Spacetrack catalog number 25338
COSPAR ID 1998-030-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog NOAA 15

Amateur radio information
Downlink: 137.6200 MHz

Satellite Details

Orbit 796 x 811 km, 98.6°
Category Meteorology
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)


Date (UTC) 13 May 1998 15:52
Launch siteVandenberg Space Force Base,
United States
Launch vehicle Titan II SLV
View from orbit pole