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GECAM A


Gravitational wave high-energy Electromagnetic Counterpart All-sky Monitor
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Designation 47234 / 20094A
Launch date 9 Dec 2020
Country of origin China
Mission Scientific: gamma-ray astronomy
Perigee/Apogee 594/611 km
Inclination 29°
Period 96.6 min
Launch vehicle Long March 11 #11

Will monitor high-energy celestial phenomena such as gravitational wave gamma-ray bursts, high-energy radiation of fast radio bursts, special gamma-ray bursts and magnetar bursts, and to study neutron stars, black holes and other compact objects and their merger processes.

Built by Shangai Engineering Centre for Microsatellites

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