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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   15144.07292661  .00008238  00000-0  19216-2 0  9994
2 00085 038.7731 060.4943 0419368 104.6908 260.0694 14.12351999668268
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2015 01:45:00
Eccentricity: 0.0419368
inclination: 38.7731°
perigee height: 548 km
apogee height: 1154 km
right ascension of ascending node: 60.4943°
argument of perigee: 104.6908°
revolutions per day: 14.12351999
mean anomaly at epoch: 260.0694°
orbit number at epoch: 66826

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

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