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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   17289.39175576 +.00000540 +00000-0 +13710-3 0  9998
2    85 038.7745 304.8024 0403637 135.8145 227.5584 14.18048112792517
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 09:24:07
Eccentricity: 0.0403637
inclination: 38.7745°
perigee height: 541 km
apogee height: 1123 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.8024°
argument of perigee: 135.8145°
revolutions per day: 14.18048112
mean anomaly at epoch: 227.5584°
orbit number at epoch: 79251

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

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