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GAOFEN-5 is classified as:

NORAD ID: 43461
Int'l Code: 2018-043A
Perigee: 705.7 km
Apogee: 709.4 km
Inclination: 98.2 °
Period: 98.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 7078 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: May 8, 2018
Source: People's Republic of China (PRC)
Launch site: Taiyaun Space Center, China (TSC)

GAOFEN-5 is a Chinese Earth-observing satellite designed to survey global land and water resources, air pollutants, greenhouse gases and other environmental parameters. With a planned eight-year mission, GAOFEN-5 is the next in a line of Chinese Earth-observing satellites built for civilian applications. It carries a hyperspectral imaging instrument designed with sensitivity to detect variations in land cover and water clarity, plus payloads that will track air pollution and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Chinese scientists and engineers installed six instruments on GAOFEN-5, making it one of the country's most capable and versatile Earth-observing satellites.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 43461U 18043A   19082.76957944 -.00000020  00000-0  55923-5 0  9997
2 43461  98.1553  22.7035 0002627  34.3666 325.7706 14.57752848 46499
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC