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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   15090.73030424  .00027498  00000-0  64962-2 0  9991
2 00085 038.7728 328.7318 0422110 114.1977 250.3476 14.10963480660726
Epoch (UTC): 31 March 2015 17:31:38
Eccentricity: 0.0422110
inclination: 38.7728°
perigee height: 551 km
apogee height: 1161 km
right ascension of ascending node: 328.7318°
argument of perigee: 114.1977°
revolutions per day: 14.10963480
mean anomaly at epoch: 250.3476°
orbit number at epoch: 66072

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

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