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Ref. T2-OSS/2.7.1

SN.1/Circ.278
12 March 2009

SAFETY OF NAVIGATION

INFORMATION ON THE LAUNCH OF
AN EXPERIMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE
“KWANGMYONGSONG NO.2”

At the request of the Government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the information contained at annex, on the launch of an experimental communications satellite “Kwangmyongsong No.2”, detailing the launch period and dangerous area coordinates, is brought to the attention of Member Governments and international organizations.

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ANNEX

The due date and dangerous area coordinates for the launch of a satellite are as follows:

1 Due date and timing

Date: 04 to 08 April 2009

Timing: 0200-0700(UTC) daily

2 Coordinates

2.1 Dangerous area No.1

1) 40o 41' 40" N 135o 34' 45" E
2) 40o 27' 22" N 138o 30' 40" E
3) 40o 16' 34" N 138o 30' 22" E
4) 40o 30' 52" N 135o 34' 26" E

2.2 Dangerous area No.2

1) 34o 35' 42" N 164o 40' 42" E
2) 31o 22' 22" N 172o 18' 36" E
3) 29o 55' 53" N 172o 13' 47" E
4) 33o 09' 16" N 164o 35' 42" E



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