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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   16179.39345624  .00001655  00000-0  39738-3 0  9994
2 00085  38.7742 199.0071 0402166 222.7398 134.1405 14.15557203724953
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2016 09:26:34
Eccentricity: 0.0402166
inclination: 38.7742°
perigee height: 550 km
apogee height: 1131 km
right ascension of ascending node: 199.0071°
argument of perigee: 222.7398°
revolutions per day: 14.15557203
mean anomaly at epoch: 134.1405°
orbit number at epoch: 72495

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

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