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NSSDCA ID: 1990-007A

Launch Information

Launch Date: 1990-01-24 at 11:46:00 UTC
Launch Vehicle: M-3SII
Launch Site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Decay Date: 1993-04-11

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Flyby
Central Body: Moon
Closest approach time: 1990-03-18 15:04:09 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
16,472.4 km  0
Type: Orbiter
Central Body: Moon
Epoch start: 1992-02-15 08:33:00 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1993-04-10 14:03:26 UTC
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
6.52 RL29.42 RL4.7 days34.7°0.32
Type: Lander
Central Body: Moon
Epoch start: 1993-04-10 14:03:26 UTC
  Epoch stop: 1993-04-10 14:03:26 UTC
Lander Coordinates
  Latitude: 55.3°
  Longitude: -34°

Key to Apside Units

UnitDefined asEquivalent metric measure
RLLunar radii1,738 km
kmkilometer1,000 m
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