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Pioneer 6

NSSDCA ID: 1965-105A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1965-12-16 at 07:31:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1965-12-15 19:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1973-12-17 19:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
0.81 AU0.98 AU310.77 days0.169°0.09428
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1973-12-17 19:00:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1981-12-31 19:00:00 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
0.81 AU0.98 AU310.7 days0.202°0.09426
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start: 1981-12-31 19:00:00 UTC
 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
0.81 AU0.98 AU310.9 days0.169°0.09441
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
AUAstronomical Unit1.49597 x 108 km
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