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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 00085U 61004C   15188.46487917  .00006046  00000-0  13756-2 0  9993
2 00085 038.7738 196.8498 0421524 036.4862 326.3844 14.13190237674540
Epoch (UTC): 07 July 2015 11:09:25
Eccentricity: 0.0421524
inclination: 38.7738°
perigee height: 544 km
apogee height: 1153 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.8498°
argument of perigee: 36.4862°
revolutions per day: 14.13190237
mean anomaly at epoch: 326.3844°
orbit number at epoch: 67454

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

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