GCOM-W1

Launch Details
Launched 16 May 2012
Flight ended
Status Operational
Categories Space & Earth Science
Active satellites
Launch site Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Owner Japan
NORAD ID 38337
COSPAR ID 2012-025A
Alternative names SHIZUKU
GLOBAL CHANGE OBSERVATION MISSION-WATER 1
Observing

Current orbital elements

Inclination 98.203°
Eccentricity 0.00020
RA ascending node 5.854 hr
Argument perigee 81.414°
Mean anomaly 30.897°
Orbital period 98.823 min
Epoch of osculation 26 May 2024, 10:54

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 708.1 km
Mean Altitude 709.5 km
Peak Altitude 710.9 km

Orbital History

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32.72°N
117.16°W
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