Eurobird 4 Re-named Eutelsat W76

Aging Eurobird 4 satellite was renamed lately as Eutelsat W76. The name is most likely due to tits new position at 76 degrees east, where its is pisitoned now with a slight inclunation of 0.5 degrees.

On July 30th Eurobird 4 wasposiitoned at 45 degrees east but ever since it was moved slowly to its current position. Originally launched as Hot Bird 2 and positioned at 13 degrees east, this satellite was later renamed as as Eurobird 4 and positioned at 4 degrees east. The satellite is nearing the end of his life expectancy and its goal at this new position is yet to ne announced.