Tracking 23731 objects as of 26-Sep-2021
HD Live streaming from Space Station
objects crossing your sky now


Track CHINASAT 9A now!

NORAD ID: 42763
Int'l Code: 2017-035A
Perigee: 35,923.3 km
Apogee: 35,942.9 km
Inclination: 0.6 °
Period: 1,443.2 minutes
Semi major axis: 42304 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: June 18, 2017
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Xichang Space Center, China (XSC)

CHINASAT 9A is a Chinese satellite that was supposed to enter service in geostationary orbit over the equator at 101.4 degree east longitude. The satellite's 24 Ku-band transponders are designed to provide television broadcasts and other media services to China Satcom customers in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Based on the DFH-4 satellite design built by the China Academy of Space Technology, Chinasat 9A was intended to be China's first domestically-made communications satellite for direct-to-home television broadcasting. Unfortunately the launch of CHINASAT 9A satellite atop a Long March 3B rocket did not reach its planned orbital destination.
Your satellite tracking list
Your tracking list is empty

NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42763U 17035A   21268.78088110  .00000016  00000-0  00000+0 0  9996
2 42763   0.5507  96.3259 0002313 331.3119 292.4056  0.99776806 16349
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC