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BRITE-PL 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2014-049B

Description

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.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-08-19
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
    Launch Site: Taiyuan, Poland
    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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