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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   17018.61713628  .00000001  00000-0  17102-4 0  9990
2 16615  98.6318  86.8978 0012759 123.8319  37.0113 14.31635566618092
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 14:48:40
Eccentricity: 0.0012759
inclination: 98.6318°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 86.8978°
argument of perigee: 123.8319°
revolutions per day: 14.31635566
mean anomaly at epoch: 37.0113°
orbit number at epoch: 61809

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

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