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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   16274.83706938  .00007767  00000-0  18127-2 0  9996
2 00085  38.7722  75.9965 0396601 134.9345 228.4292 14.16032422738483
Epoch (UTC): 30 September 2016 20:05:22
Eccentricity: 0.0396601
inclination: 38.7722°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 1125 km
right ascension of ascending node: 75.9965°
argument of perigee: 134.9345°
revolutions per day: 14.16032422
mean anomaly at epoch: 228.4292°
orbit number at epoch: 73848

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

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