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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   17141.82314955 +.00000031 +00000-0 +28167-4 0  9996
2 16615 098.6130 209.2585 0012906 120.9056 351.5751 14.31655348635641
Epoch (UTC): 21 May 2017 19:45:20
Eccentricity: 0.0012906
inclination: 98.6130°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 209.2585°
argument of perigee: 120.9056°
revolutions per day: 14.31655348
mean anomaly at epoch: 351.5751°
orbit number at epoch: 63564

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

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