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GAOFEN 4

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GAOFEN 4 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 41194
Int'l Code: 2015-083A
Perigee: 35,776.5 km
Apogee: 35,812.5 km
Inclination: 0.1 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: December 28, 2015
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Xichang Space Center, China (XSC)

GAOFEN 4 is a Chinese geostationary satellite fitted with a powerful telescope to collect nearly continuous imagery of the Asia-Pacific, an apparently unique capability that could help track foreign naval activity. The satellite will enter service over the Asia-Pacific, with its imaging telescope able to observe a swath of the planet from the Persian Gulf to Australia, centered on China and Southeast Asia. Gaofen 4's staring imager can spot objects as small as 50 meters (164 feet), a resolution that allows the satellite to see an oil tanker steaming across the ocean. At night, an infrared camera aboard Gaofen 4 can capture less detailed imagery with a resolution of about 400 meters, or 1,300 feet. Gaofen 4 is designed for an eight-year lifetime.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 41194U 15083A   18052.20524941 -.00000341  00000-0  00000+0 0  9997
2 41194   0.0574 266.7315 0004269 323.7753 100.1797  1.00268943  8026
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC