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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   17229.17434700 -.00001322 +00000-0 -25331-3 0  9998
2    85 038.7767 250.6998 0408195 096.6930 268.0432 14.17979586783967
Epoch (UTC): 17 August 2017 04:11:03
Eccentricity: 0.0408195
inclination: 38.7767°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 250.6998°
argument of perigee: 96.6930°
revolutions per day: 14.17979586
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.0432°
orbit number at epoch: 78396

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

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