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FENGYUN 3A - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number32958
COSPAR ID2008-026-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogFENGYUN 3A

Satellite Details

Orbit 820 x 834 km, 98.6°
Country/organisation of origin China
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.3 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 27 May 2008 03:02
Launch siteTaiyuan Space Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Chang Zheng 4C
View from orbit pole
 

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