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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   17147.83778373 +.00000034 +00000-0 +29416-4 0  9992
2 16615 098.6127 215.2266 0013010 104.8233 029.1408 14.31656378636580
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2017 20:06:24
Eccentricity: 0.0013010
inclination: 98.6127°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.2266°
argument of perigee: 104.8233°
revolutions per day: 14.31656378
mean anomaly at epoch: 29.1408°
orbit number at epoch: 63658

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

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