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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   15187.80772414  .00000145  00000-0  71602-4 0  9998
2 16615 098.7064 246.0016 0011302 342.9129 129.3744 14.31496389537712
Epoch (UTC): 06 July 2015 19:23:07
Eccentricity: 0.0011302
inclination: 98.7064°
perigee height: 778 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 246.0016°
argument of perigee: 342.9129°
revolutions per day: 14.31496389
mean anomaly at epoch: 129.3744°
orbit number at epoch: 53771

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

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