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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   17050.16944137  .00002684  00000-0  59947-3 0  9999
2 00085  38.7768  79.5556 0405252 351.2370   8.1456 14.17378850758536
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2017 04:03:59
Eccentricity: 0.0405252
inclination: 38.7768°
perigee height: 542 km
apogee height: 1126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.5556°
argument of perigee: 351.2370°
revolutions per day: 14.17378850
mean anomaly at epoch: 8.1456°
orbit number at epoch: 75853

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

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