METEOSAT-8

Launch Details
Launched 27 August 2002
Flight ended
Status Operational
Categories Weather
Search & Rescue (SARSAT)
Geostationary
Launch site Europe's Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana
Owner European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)
NORAD ID 27509
COSPAR ID 2002-040B
Alternative names MSG-1
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 7.763°
Eccentricity 0.00005
RA ascending node 3.429 hr
Argument perihelion 353.417°
Mean anomaly 26.076°
Orbital period 1436.149 min
Epoch of osculation 19 Jan 2022, 18:01

See historical orbital elements »

Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 35792.5 km
Mean Altitude 35794.8 km
Peak Altitude 35797.0 km

Orbital History

Drag the graphs below left or right to change the time range, or use your scroll wheel to zoom in or out.

Share

Follow

Seattle

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

47.61°N
122.33°W
PST

Color scheme