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Orbus 7S - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number20406
COSPAR ID1990-001-F
Name in Spacetrack catalogJCSAT 2 PKM (SSUS-A)

Satellite Details

Orbit 127 x 183 km, 26.4°
Category Communications
Country/organisation of origin Japan
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-3.8 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 01 January 1990 00:07
Launch siteCape Canaveral Air Force Station,
United States
Launch vehicle Commercial Titan 3

Description

Communications satellite operated by Japan
View from orbit pole
 

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