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Dong Fang Hong 199

Also called Haiyang 1C or HY-1C


Designation 43609 / 18068A
Launch date 7 Sep 2018
Country of origin China
Mission Meteorology
Perigee/Apogee 790 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98.6°
Period 100.4 min
Launch vehicle Long March 2C #265

Previous satellite in the 1 series was DFH 74

442 kg, based on CAST-2000, 5-year expected lifetime

The satellite is the third of China's marine observation series and is equipped with the China Ocean Colour and Temperature Scanner (COCTS) and Coastal Zone Imager (CZI), as well as an ultraviolet imager, spectrometer and a satellite-based automatic identification system (AIS) receiver payload for receiving transmissions from AIS-equipped vessels for ship tracking.

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