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Satellite details
Acronym Himawari-9
Full name Himawari-9
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the Himawari 3rd generation programme.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Additional mission: environmental applications
Mass at launch 3500 kg Dry mass 1300 kg
Power 2600 W
Data access link http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/jma-eng/satellite/dissemination.html
Data access information
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 140.7° E

 

Space agency JMA
Status Stand-by
Details on Status
(as available)

Himawari-9 will replace Himawari-8 as primary on 13 Dec 2022.

Launch 02 Nov 2016 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2022-09-14
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Himawari-9

Acronym Full name
AHI Advanced Himawari Imager
DCS Data Collection Service
SEDA Space Environment Data Acquisition monitor
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite Field of View

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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Frequencies for satellite management
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Emission designator Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
TC & Ranging E-S 14125 MHz 40K0G2D 40 kHz LHCP D 0.5  kbps Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 14125 MHz 250KG9W 250 kHz LHCP D 0.5  kbps Telecommands and ranging
TC & Ranging E-S 14125 MHz 620KF3N 620 kHz LHCP A   Reference for Telecommands and ranging (no data carried)
TM & Ranging S-E 12475 MHz 1M20G2D 1200 kHz LHCP D 15,36  kbps Telemetry and ranging
TM & Ranging S-E 12475 MHz 1M20G9W 1200 kHz LHCP D 15,36  kbps Telemetry and ranging
Frequencies for scientific data acquisition and communication services at ground stations
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
CDAS S-E 18284.6 MHz 110000 kHz linear D 66000  kbps Raw data
CDAS S-E 18284.6 MHz 110000 kHz linear D 66000  kbps Raw data
DCS E-S 402 MHz - 402.4 MHz 2 kHz RHCP D 0.1  kbps DCP reports
DCS E-S 402 MHz - 402.4 MHz 4 kHz RHCP D 0.3  kbps DCP reports
DCS E-S 402 MHz - 402.4 MHz 6 kHz RHCP D 0.6  kbps DCP reports
DCS S-E 18399 MHz - 18400 MHz 2 kHz linear D 0.1  kbps DCP report relay
DCS S-E 18399 MHz - 18400 MHz 4 kHz linear D 0.3  kbps DCP report relay
DCS S-E 18399 MHz - 18400 MHz 6 kHz linear D 0.6  kbps DCP report relay