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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   16268.91274631 +.00003511 +00000-0 +83624-3 0  9996
2    85 038.7719 105.9904 0396432 095.6505 268.9571 14.15945983737661
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2016 21:54:21
Eccentricity: 0.0396432
inclination: 38.7719°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 1125 km
right ascension of ascending node: 105.9904°
argument of perigee: 95.6505°
revolutions per day: 14.15945983
mean anomaly at epoch: 268.9571°
orbit number at epoch: 73766

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

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