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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   17346.43540804 +.00003543 +00000-0 +78016-3 0  9993
2    85 038.7751 014.9845 0401007 154.1863 207.9493 14.18243547800615
Epoch (UTC): 12 December 2017 10:26:59
Eccentricity: 0.0401007
inclination: 38.7751°
perigee height: 542 km
apogee height: 1120 km
right ascension of ascending node: 14.9845°
argument of perigee: 154.1863°
revolutions per day: 14.18243547
mean anomaly at epoch: 207.9493°
orbit number at epoch: 80061

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

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