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SPOT 1/Viking Rocket - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 16615U 86019C   15025.27928972  .00000147  00000-0  72422-4 0  5935
2 16615 098.7278 082.8888 0012880 095.9994 305.4363 14.31405577514469
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2015 06:42:10
Eccentricity: 0.0012880
inclination: 98.7278°
perigee height: 778 km
apogee height: 796 km
right ascension of ascending node: 82.8888°
argument of perigee: 95.9994°
revolutions per day: 14.31405577
mean anomaly at epoch: 305.4363°
orbit number at epoch: 51446

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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