Tags: Artificialsatellite, Satellite.
Amos-5 (Hebrew: עמוס 5) is an Israeli commercial communication satellite part of the AMOS series of satellites. The satellite is positioned at the 17° East longitude in the geostationary belt. It was launched on 11 December 2011 11:17 UTC from Baikonur Kazakhstan. It provides coverage over the continent of Africa as well as Europe and the Middle East.