EUTELSAT 48A

Launch Details
Launched 20 November 1996
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Launch site Air Force Eastern Test Range, Florida, USA
Owner European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT)
NORAD ID 24665
COSPAR ID 1996-067A
Alternative names HOT BIRD 2
EUROBIRD 9
EUTELSAT W48
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 9.033°
Eccentricity 0.00066
RA ascending node 3.107 hr
Argument perihelion 102.626°
Mean anomaly 292.841°
Orbital period 1463.654 min
Epoch of osculation 26 Nov 2021, 14:03

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 36303.3 km
Mean Altitude 36331.4 km
Peak Altitude 36359.6 km

Orbital History

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ATLAS 2A CENTAUR R/B

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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