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    OPTUS D3 can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 35756
    Int'l Code: 2009-044B
    Perigee: 35,781.8 km
    Apogee: 35,805.3 km
    Inclination: 0.1 °
    Period: 1,436.1 minutes
    Semi major axis: 42164 km
    Launch date: August 21, 2009
    Source: Australia (AUS)
    Comments: Optus D3 is the third in the current generation of communications satellites built in Virginia by Orbital Sciences for the Australian operator. This latest craft will enable a broadening of services provided from space. Constructed around Orbital's Star 2 design with a 15-year life expectancy, the 5,400-pound (2,450-kg) craft has Ku-band transponders for relaying communications and direct-to-home television across Australia and New Zealand. It will be positioned at 156 degrees East longitude.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 35756U 09044B   14297.65661652 -.00000147  00000-0  00000+0 0  1919
    2 35756 000.0603 035.9322 0002779 193.7720 195.6889 01.00272447 18984
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for OPTUS D3

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