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ASTROSAT is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40930
Int'l Code: 2015-052A
Perigee: 642.0 km
Apogee: 654.9 km
Inclination: 6.0 °
Period: 97.5 minutes
Semi major axis: 7019 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: September 28, 2015
Source: India (IND)
Launch site: SRIHARIKOTA (SRI)

ASTROSAT is an Indian astronomical observatory to study black holes and neutron stars. The 3,335-pound (1,513-kilogram) Astrosat spacecraft hosts four X-ray science instruments and an ultraviolet telescope. Assembled at the ISRO Satellite Center in Bangalore, Astrosat carries reaction wheels, magnetic torquers, and rocket thrusters to keep the spacecraft pointed at its celestial targets. Astronomers in India plan to use Astrosat to survey the galaxy for black holes and measure the intense magnetic fields generated by neutron stars, the collapsed ultra-dense leftovers of supernovas. The supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies, as well as X-ray binaries systems are also on Astrosat's observing agenda. The observatory's ultraviolet imaging telescope will scan the sky in visible, ultraviolet and far ultraviolet light, focusing on star-forming clouds throughout the nearby universe and infant solar systems closer to home.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40930U 15052A   18146.01361152  .00000671  00000-0  52327-5 0  9996
2 40930   5.9969 312.3056 0009166  48.9738 311.1339 14.76215274143690
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC