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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   15244.77256137 +.00000071 +00000-0 +43381-4 0  9998
2 16615 098.7006 303.0993 0012173 165.0015 303.5551 14.31511655545783
Epoch (UTC): 01 September 2015 18:32:29
Eccentricity: 0.0012173
inclination: 98.7006°
perigee height: 778 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 303.0993°
argument of perigee: 165.0015°
revolutions per day: 14.31511655
mean anomaly at epoch: 303.5551°
orbit number at epoch: 54578

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

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