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YAOGAN 23 is classified as:

NORAD ID: 40305
Int'l Code: 2014-071A
Perigee: 517.9 km
Apogee: 520.6 km
Inclination: 97.5 °
Period: 94.9 minutes
Semi major axis: 6890 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 14, 2014
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Taiyaun Space Center, China (TSC)

YAOGAN 23 satellite 'will mainly be used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief', according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. Independent observers of the Chinese space program believe YAOGAN 23 is the newest member in a series of satellites supplying the Chinese military with reconnaissance imagery. The satellite may carry a synthetic aperture radar instrument that can see objects on the ground through cloud cover and in darkness.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40305U 14071A   18082.53161413  .00000876  00000-0  46471-4 0  9995
2 40305  97.4526  20.7595 0001985  65.4739  59.4838 15.17926484185808
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC