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QZS-4 (MICHIBIKI-4)

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QZS-4 (MICHIBIKI-4) is classified as:


NORAD ID: 42965
Int'l Code: 2017-062A
Perigee: 32,627.4 km
Apogee: 38,965.8 km
Inclination: 40.7 °
Period: 1,436.2 minutes
Semi major axis: 42167 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: October 9, 2017
Source: Japan (JPN)
Launch site: TANEGASHIMA SPACE CENTER (TNSTA)

QZS-4 (MICHIBIKI-4) is the fourth member of Japan's regional satellite navigation network, conceived to improve GPS coverage over Japanese territory. Michibiki is a nickname for the quasi-zenith satellites, meaning 'guiding' or 'showing the way' in Japanese. The satellite is designed for a 15-year service life in an orbit inclined approximately 41 degrees to the equator. QZS-4 (MICHIBIKI-4) is roughly identical to the Michibiki 2 satellite launched in June 2017.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42965U 17062A   18323.48668531 -.00000304 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9998
2 42965 040.6783 019.2700 0751575 271.9865 079.4990 01.00261528004088
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC