IRIDIUM 42

Launch Details
Launched 7 December 1997
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Category Iridium
Launch site Taiyuan Space Center, PRC
Owner United States
NORAD ID 25077
COSPAR ID 1997-077A
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 86.397°
Eccentricity 0.00019
RA ascending node 18.194 hr
Argument perihelion 103.390°
Mean anomaly 256.751°
Orbital period 100.376 min
Epoch of osculation 12 Jul 2020, 17:47

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 782.2 km
Mean Altitude 783.5 km
Peak Altitude 784.9 km

Orbital History

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Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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