CHINASAT 5A

Launch Details
Launched 29 May 1998
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Launch site Xichang Launch Facility, PRC
Owner People's Republic of China
NORAD ID 25354
COSPAR ID 1998-033A
Alternative names ZX 5A
ZHONGXING 5A
ZHONGWEI 1
CHINASTAR 1
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 5.942°
Eccentricity 0.00014
RA ascending node 4.886 hr
Argument perihelion 137.745°
Mean anomaly 33.186°
Orbital period 1454.672 min
Epoch of osculation 01 Feb 2023, 14:40

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 36150.7 km
Mean Altitude 36156.5 km
Peak Altitude 36162.3 km

Orbital History

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CZ-3B R/B

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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