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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   15242.81613675  .00000082  00000-0  47716-4 0  9993
2 16615 098.7009 301.1391 0012059 170.4817 301.4994 14.31511125545588
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2015 19:35:14
Eccentricity: 0.0012059
inclination: 98.7009°
perigee height: 778 km
apogee height: 795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 301.1391°
argument of perigee: 170.4817°
revolutions per day: 14.31511125
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.4994°
orbit number at epoch: 54558

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

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