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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   18019.81045168  .00001003  00000-0  24264-3 0  9991
2 00085  38.7725 179.9520 0395625  48.6720 314.7376 14.18433349806046
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2018 19:27:03
Eccentricity: 0.0395625
inclination: 38.7725°
perigee height: 545 km
apogee height: 1116 km
right ascension of ascending node: 179.9520°
argument of perigee: 48.6720°
revolutions per day: 14.18433349
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.7376°
orbit number at epoch: 80604

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

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