Tracking 18795 objects as of 22-August-2017
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now

SJ 16-02

Track SJ 16-02 now!
10-day predictions
SJ 16-02 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 41634
Int'l Code: 2016-043A
Perigee: 613.3 km
Apogee: 625.7 km
Inclination: 75.0 °
Period: 96.9 minutes
Semi major axis: 6990 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: June 29, 2016
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China (JSC)

SJ 16-02 is a secretive Chinese satellite, being the second Shijian 16. A similar spacecraft launched from Jiuquan aboard another Long March 4B rocket in October 2013. Considering the unusual orbit about 375 miles (600 kilometers) above Earth, inclined 75 degrees to the equator, Western analysts believe the Shijian 16 satellites probably intercept electronic communications for analysis by Chinese intelligence agencies.
Your satellite tracking list
Your tracking list is empty





NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 41634U 16043A   17234.22603363 +.00000106 +00000-0 +15475-4 0  9997
2 41634 075.0030 198.4307 0008931 255.8931 104.1262 14.85391010062265
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC