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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   17232.06195661 -.00001169  00000-0 -22203-3 0  9994
2 00085  38.7764 236.0310 0407979 115.8543 248.4854 14.17974260784351
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2017 01:29:13
Eccentricity: 0.0407979
inclination: 38.7764°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 236.0310°
argument of perigee: 115.8543°
revolutions per day: 14.17974260
mean anomaly at epoch: 248.4854°
orbit number at epoch: 78435

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

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