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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   14296.12215844  .00000373  00000-0  15797-3 0  5241
2 16615 098.7423 348.1959 0011718 016.0135 036.5425 14.31327321500992
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 02:55:54
Eccentricity: 0.0011718
inclination: 98.7423°
perigee height: 779 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 348.1959°
argument of perigee: 16.0135°
revolutions per day: 14.31327321
mean anomaly at epoch: 36.5425°
orbit number at epoch: 50099

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

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