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
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 86.394°
Eccentricity 0.00026
RA ascending node 16.250 hr
Argument perihelion 85.198°
Mean anomaly 274.951°
Orbital period 100.354 min
Epoch of osculation 29 Jan 2023, 03:21

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 780.6 km
Mean Altitude 782.5 km
Peak Altitude 784.4 km

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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