Orbit Reduction Manoeuvre

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Chandrayaan-1 - Mission Timeline - Lunar Orbit Insertion
... Chandrayaan-1 successfully completed the lunar orbit insertion operation on 8 November 2008 at 1651 IST ... This manoeuvre involved firing of the liquid engine for 817 seconds (about thirteen and half minutes) when the spacecraft passed within 500 km from the Moon ... The satellite was placed in an elliptical orbit that passed over the polar regions of the Moon, with 7502 km aposelene (point farthest away from the Moon) and 504 km periselene, (nearest to the Moon) ...

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