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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    85U 61004C   17172.40553870 +.00001845 +00000-0 +41162-3 0  9999
2    85 038.7742 179.0598 0408020 081.0124 283.6561 14.17803294775903
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2017 09:43:58
Eccentricity: 0.0408020
inclination: 38.7742°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1127 km
right ascension of ascending node: 179.0598°
argument of perigee: 81.0124°
revolutions per day: 14.17803294
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.6561°
orbit number at epoch: 77590

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

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