User: anonymous   Login
Location: Caltech
(34.1382°N, 118.1253°W)
Time: 17:34:48
(UTC-07:00)
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    85U 61004C   17233.32966265 -.00001276 +00000-0 -24495-3 0  9994
2    85 038.7765 229.5920 0407955 124.2399 239.7690 14.17970254784555
Epoch (UTC): 21 August 2017 07:54:42
Eccentricity: 0.0407955
inclination: 38.7765°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.5920°
argument of perigee: 124.2399°
revolutions per day: 14.17970254
mean anomaly at epoch: 239.7690°
orbit number at epoch: 78455

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

DLR