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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   17292.06777897  .00000322  00000-0  89979-4 0  9999
2 00085  38.7745 291.2077 0403683 153.5957 208.5977 14.18051281792878
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 01:37:36
Eccentricity: 0.0403683
inclination: 38.7745°
perigee height: 541 km
apogee height: 1123 km
right ascension of ascending node: 291.2077°
argument of perigee: 153.5957°
revolutions per day: 14.18051281
mean anomaly at epoch: 208.5977°
orbit number at epoch: 79287

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

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