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deb Explorer IX - 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    85U 61004C   17084.48221963 -.00000695 +00000-0 -12848-3 0  9997
2    85 038.7774 265.4122 0407741 218.6715 138.4167 14.17438690763421
Epoch (UTC): 25 March 2017 11:34:23
Eccentricity: 0.0407741
inclination: 38.7774°
perigee height: 540 km
apogee height: 1128 km
right ascension of ascending node: 265.4122°
argument of perigee: 218.6715°
revolutions per day: 14.17438690
mean anomaly at epoch: 138.4167°
orbit number at epoch: 76342

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

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