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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   17117.31634025 +.00002458 +00000-0 +54617-3 0  9990
2    85 038.7740 098.7593 0407135 075.9544 288.6102 14.17537940768086
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 07:35:31
Eccentricity: 0.0407135
inclination: 38.7740°
perigee height: 540 km
apogee height: 1127 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.7593°
argument of perigee: 75.9544°
revolutions per day: 14.17537940
mean anomaly at epoch: 288.6102°
orbit number at epoch: 76808

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

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