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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   16272.86237970 +.00007983 +00000-0 +18647-2 0  9999
2    85 038.7716 085.9954 0396551 121.8453 242.1526 14.16001642738229
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2016 20:41:49
Eccentricity: 0.0396551
inclination: 38.7716°
perigee height: 553 km
apogee height: 1125 km
right ascension of ascending node: 85.9954°
argument of perigee: 121.8453°
revolutions per day: 14.16001642
mean anomaly at epoch: 242.1526°
orbit number at epoch: 73822

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

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