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Tiangong 1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 37820
COSPAR ID 2011-053-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog TIANGONG 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 293 x 320 km, 42.8°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin China
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 3.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)-2.1 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 29 September 2011 13:16
Launch siteJiuquan Satellite Launch Center,
China
Launch vehicle Long March 2FT1
View from orbit pole
 

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