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Jonathan C. McDowell

Geostationary Orbit Catalog

Geostationary Orbit Catalog: Current orbits

WARNING: THIS FILE IS BEING RETIRED, USE https://planet4589.org/space/gcat/data/derived/geotab.html INSTEAD

The GEO catalog lists objects in or near geosynchronous orbit.

Objects are entered in the GEO catalog if at any time in their careers their orbital period is in the near-geosynchronous ring (NGEO) between 23 hours (1380 min) and 25 hours (1500 min).

The file gives latest available orbital information. Fields are:

Explanation of GEO status codes: (note that this is the current orbit; object may be in the list because its orbit code was one of the GEO/ ones for some earlier phase of its mission): see orbits.html for definitions