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Fengyun 1C - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number25730
COSPAR ID1999-025-A
Name in Spacetrack catalogFENGYUN 1C

Satellite Details

Orbit 835 x 870 km, 98.9°
Category [satcat.0]
Country/organisation of origin China
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)4.4 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 10 May 1999 01:33
Launch siteTaiyuan Space Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Chang Zheng 4B
View from orbit pole
 

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