Sky Muster 2 from Satellite Dataset
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  About Sky Muster 2

  Second heaviest satellite launched by Australia into space at 6,405 kg

Operated by NBN Co (operated by Optus) of Australia, Sky Muster 2 is a commercial satellite launched for the purpose of communications.

A GEO satellite, it was launched into space using Ariane 5 as the launch vehicle from Guiana Space Center on 5 October 2016. Sky Muster 2 was constructed by Space Systems/Loral (USA).

Designated with COSPAR ID 2016-060B and NORAD ID 41794, Sky Muster 2 is designed to operate in space for a lifetime of 15 years. It has a launch mass of 6,405 kg.

Taking 1,436 minutes to orbit the Earth, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 35,790km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 35,798km. The eccentricity of the orbit is 9.49E-05.

With generated usable power of 16400 watts, Sky Muster 2 orbits along the longitude of 145 degrees.


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  Data: Sky Muster 2 

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