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Chandra X-Ray Observatory - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 25867
COSPAR ID 1999-040-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog CXO

Satellite Details

Orbit 3,432 x 145,378 km, 46.1°
Category Astronomy
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)8.6 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 23 July 1999 04:31
Launch siteKennedy Space Center (KSC),
United States
Launch vehicle Space Shuttle
View from orbit pole
 

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