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Dong Fang Hong 78

Also called Huan Jing 1A, HJ 1A


Designation 33320 / 08041A
Launch date 6 Sep 2008
Country of origin China
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 650 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98°
Period 97 min, 4-day revisit time, 10:30am descending node
Launch vehicle Long March 2C #105

Optical satellite part of Huan Jing program

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Technical data


Prime contractor CAST
Platform CAST968B
Mass at launch 470 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 3 years

CCD camera

Wavebands 0.43-0.52 µm (visible)
0.52-0.60 µm (visible)
0.63-0.69 µm (visible)
0.76-0.90 µm (IR)
Resolution 30 m
Swath width 700 km

Hyper Spectral Imager

Wavebands 0.45-0.95 µm
Resolution 100 m
Swath width 50 km

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