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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   18049.02804522 -.00001118 +00000-0 -22778-3 0  9991
2    85 038.7754 031.4442 0391781 242.9907 113.0330 14.18452223810214
Epoch (UTC): 18 February 2018 00:40:23
Eccentricity: 0.0391781
inclination: 38.7754°
perigee height: 548 km
apogee height: 1113 km
right ascension of ascending node: 31.4442°
argument of perigee: 242.9907°
revolutions per day: 14.18452223
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.0330°
orbit number at epoch: 81021

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

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