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GOES 17 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 43226
Int'l Code: 2018-022A
Perigee: 35,793.5 km
Apogee: 35,795.0 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,436.1 minutes
Semi major axis: 42165 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: March 1, 2018
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE EASTERN TEST RANGE (AFETR)

GOES-17 is a geostationary weather satellite designed to improve the forecasts of weather, ocean, and environment by providing faster and more detailed data, real-time images of lightning, and advanced monitoring of solar activities and space weather. GOES-17 can collect three times more data at four times image resolution, and scan the planet five times faster than previous probes. The satellite has the same instruments and capabilities as GOES-16 (currently serving as GOES-East), and will complement its work by scanning a different area of the world. GOES-17 will become GOES-West when it moves to 137 degrees west longitude and cover the west coast of the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii, and much of the Pacific Ocean. These two satellites are expected to monitor most of the Western Hemisphere and detect natural phenomena and hazards in almost real time.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43226U 18022A   20146.30989418 +.00000107 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9993
2 43226 000.0129 249.5575 0000175 155.8545 172.3089 01.00269927008233
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC