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QZS-3 (MICHIBIKI-3)

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QZS-3 (MICHIBIKI-3) is classified as:


NORAD ID: 42917
Int'l Code: 2017-048A
Perigee: 35,784.5 km
Apogee: 35,804.8 km
Inclination: 0.1 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: August 19, 2017
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

QZS-3 (MICHIBIKI-3) is a Japanese satellite designed to be part of a constellation of navigation aids to improve positioning services across the country. Michibiki means 'guiding' or 'showing the way' in Japanese. Built by Mitsubishi Electric, the navigation craft joins two similar satellites launched on H-2A rockets in September 2010 and in June of this year. Those previous spacecraft circle Earth in orbits tilted at an angle to the equator, causing them to oscillate north and south, but remain always fixed over the Asia-Pacific region.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42917U 17048A   20293.84218400 -.00000358 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9993
2 42917 000.0724 142.4714 0002406 068.8321 247.6694 01.00268451011536
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC