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MTSAT-1R

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MTSAT-1R is classified as:


NORAD ID: 28622
Int'l Code: 2005-006A
Perigee: 36,090.2 km
Apogee: 36,265.9 km
Inclination: 2.3 °
Period: 1,455.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 42549 km
RCS: 20 m2 (large)
Launch date: February 26, 2005
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

Mtsat-1R is a Japanese geostationary weather satellite that was launched by a H-2A rocket from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima prefecture at 09:25 UT. The 1.78 tonne, satellite will make continuous observations of Earth's surface and cloud cover. Another package on-board will relay transmissions from mobile telephones. It is expected to replace HIMAWARI 5 after parking over 140 deg-E longitude.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 28622U 05006A   18047.80560238 -.00000150 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9990
2 28622 002.3070 081.9814 0020645 226.7817 312.5545 00.98916275013922
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC