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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   18115.91987246 +.00002188 +00000-0 +51239-3 0  9998
2    85 038.7750 051.5204 0388735 327.5529 030.1852 14.18403181819715
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2018 22:04:36
Eccentricity: 0.0388735
inclination: 38.7750°
perigee height: 550 km
apogee height: 1111 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.5204°
argument of perigee: 327.5529°
revolutions per day: 14.18403181
mean anomaly at epoch: 30.1852°
orbit number at epoch: 81971

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

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