Tracking 27112 objects as of 26-Mar-2023
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now


Track APSTAR 9 now!
APSTAR 9 is classified as:

NORAD ID: 40982
Int'l Code: 2015-059A
Perigee: 35,787.4 km
Apogee: 35,799.3 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42164 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: October 16, 2015
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Xichang Space Center, China (XSC)

APSTAR 9 is designed to broadcast television to consumers across the Asia-Pacific and connect passengers on ships and airplanes with the Internet. The satellite is based on the DFH-4 spacecraft bus developed by the China Academy of Space Technology. It is fitted with 46 transponders—32 in C-band and 14 in Ku-band—for video broadcasting, VSAT networks and cellular backhaul services. The Ku-band communications beam will offer broadband connectivity to maritime and airborne receivers across the East Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific.
Your satellite tracking list
Your tracking list is empty

NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40982U 15059A   23084.80174233 -.00000275  00000-0  00000-0 0  9993
2 40982   0.0104 232.6046 0001411  52.7952 328.2117  1.00273215 27329
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC