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Satellite Details

INTLDES: 2018-050A
NORAD Cat ID: 43491
Object Type: PAYLOAD
Country: PRC
Launch Date: 2018-06-05
Launch Site: XSC
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3A
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Fengyun-2H is the eighth and final of the Fengyun-2 series of spin-stabilized weather satellites for geostationary orbit, development of which began in the 1980s under CASC. The satellite is equipped with a Stretched Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer (S-VISSR) for multi-purpose weather satellite imagery, a Space Environment Monitor (SEM), a Solar X-ray Monitor (SXM) and Data Collection Service (DCS).

Orbital Elements

Inclination: 2.22
Period: 1436.04
Apogee: 35804
Perigee: 35767
Decay: In Orbit (No Decay Date)
Epoch: 2018-08-08 02:35:46
Mean Motion: 1.00275382
Eccentricity: 0.0004318
Mean Anomaly: 258.5909
Bstar: 0