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Altair 2 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 979
COSPAR ID 1965-004-B
Name in Spacetrack catalog DELTA 1 R/B

Satellite Details

Orbit 703 x 2,528 km, 96.4°
Category Rocket body
Country/organisation of origin United States
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 8.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)6.7 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 January 1965 07:52
Launch siteCape Canaveral Space Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Thor Delta C
View from orbit pole
 

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