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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   16240.06124470  .00000407  00000-0  11394-3 0  9993
2 00085  38.7754 252.0188 0398180 264.6138  90.9069 14.15800697733551
Epoch (UTC): 27 August 2016 01:28:11
Eccentricity: 0.0398180
inclination: 38.7754°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 1127 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.0188°
argument of perigee: 264.6138°
revolutions per day: 14.15800697
mean anomaly at epoch: 90.9069°
orbit number at epoch: 73355

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

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