User: anonymous   Login
Location: Caltech
(34.1382°N, 118.1253°W)
Time: 21:29:42
(UTC-08:00)
Language:

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   15029.00916017  .00020596  00000-0  51063-2 0  1187
2 00085 038.7710 277.9528 0429526 069.7684 294.8700 14.07904912652010
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 00:13:11
Eccentricity: 0.0429526
inclination: 38.7710°
perigee height: 555 km
apogee height: 1178 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.9528°
argument of perigee: 69.7684°
revolutions per day: 14.07904912
mean anomaly at epoch: 294.8700°
orbit number at epoch: 65201

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

DLR