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MetOp-A - 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 29499U 06044A   16036.94088227 +.00000051 +00000-0 +43520-4 0  9997
2 29499 098.7148 097.7515 0001839 136.1294 345.4718 14.21491893482315
Epoch (UTC): 05 February 2016 22:34:52
Eccentricity: 0.0001839
inclination: 98.7148°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 97.7515°
argument of perigee: 136.1294°
revolutions per day: 14.21491893
mean anomaly at epoch: 345.4718°
orbit number at epoch: 48231

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

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