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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   15211.00511104  .00005515  00000-0  12297-2 0  9995
2 00085 038.7755 083.1855 0424031 185.0358 174.6037 14.13523070677738
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2015 00:07:21
Eccentricity: 0.0424031
inclination: 38.7755°
perigee height: 541 km
apogee height: 1154 km
right ascension of ascending node: 83.1855°
argument of perigee: 185.0358°
revolutions per day: 14.13523070
mean anomaly at epoch: 174.6037°
orbit number at epoch: 67773

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

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