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YAOGAN 6 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number34839
COSPAR ID2009-021-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogYAOGAN 6

Satellite Details

Orbit 506 x 511 km, 97.3°
Country/organisation of origin China
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 4.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)1.2 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 22 April 2009 02:55
Launch siteTaiyuan Space Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Chang Zheng 2C
View from orbit pole
 

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