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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   15090.35819260  .00000316  00000-0  13602-3 0  9997
2 16615 098.7163 148.2482 0010711 261.8451 148.9786 14.31445907523776
Epoch (UTC): 31 March 2015 08:35:47
Eccentricity: 0.0010711
inclination: 98.7163°
perigee height: 779 km
apogee height: 794 km
right ascension of ascending node: 148.2482°
argument of perigee: 261.8451°
revolutions per day: 14.31445907
mean anomaly at epoch: 148.9786°
orbit number at epoch: 52377

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

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