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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   16044.14877514  .00000123  00000-0  63024-4 0  9990
2 16615  98.6749 107.5555 0012525  51.3243 333.6696 14.31566006569384
Epoch (UTC): 13 February 2016 03:34:14
Eccentricity: 0.0012525
inclination: 98.6749°
perigee height: 777 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 107.5555°
argument of perigee: 51.3243°
revolutions per day: 14.31566006
mean anomaly at epoch: 333.6696°
orbit number at epoch: 56938

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

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