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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   17176.35012679 +.00002764 +00000-0 +60374-3 0  9991
2    85 038.7755 159.0257 0408131 107.2218 257.3611 14.17828061776448
Epoch (UTC): 25 June 2017 08:24:10
Eccentricity: 0.0408131
inclination: 38.7755°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1127 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.0257°
argument of perigee: 107.2218°
revolutions per day: 14.17828061
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.3611°
orbit number at epoch: 77644

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

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