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BRITE-PL

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-066R

Description

BRITE-PL is a mission planned to make photometric observations of some of the brightest stars in the sky in order to examine these stars for variability. The observations will have a precision at least 10 times better than achievable using ground-based observations, and it is packaged inside a CanX-class nanosatellite.

Alternate Names

  • 39431
  • BRITEPL

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-11-21
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia
Mass: 10 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Poland)

Disciplines

  • Technology Applications
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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