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Viking 2 Orbiter

NSSDCA ID: 1975-083A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1975-09-09T18:39:00Z
Launch Vehicle: Titan IIIE-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Decay Date: 1978-07-25

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-08-09 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1976-08-27 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1496.00 km35800.00 km27.32 hours55.200°0.77770
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-08-27 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1976-09-30 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1486.00 km24.62 hours55.400°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-09-30 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1976-12-20 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1515.00 km26.78 hours75.100°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1976-12-20 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-03-02 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
775.00 km26.48 hours80.100°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-03-02 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-04-18 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
748.00 km24.73 hours80.200°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-04-18 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1977-10-23 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
720.00 km24.73 hours80.500°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-10-23 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1978-07-25 00:00:00
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
300.00 km24.00 hours0.000°0.00000
Regions Traversed
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Mars
Epoch start (UTC): 1980-07-24 00:00:00
  Epoch stop (UTC): 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
302.00 km33176.00 km24.08 hours0.000°0.81630
Regions Traversed

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
kmkilometers
 
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