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 4.801°
Eccentricity 0.00046
RA ascending node 5.149 hr
Argument perihelion 80.932°
Mean anomaly 299.510°
Orbital period 1454.675 min
Epoch of osculation 18 Oct 2021, 11:17

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 36137.2 km
Mean Altitude 36156.6 km
Peak Altitude 36176.0 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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