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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   16148.91362249 +.00004596 +00000-0 +10724-2 0  9990
2    85 038.7752 353.1900 0403841 020.8377 340.8326 14.15286976720650
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2016 21:55:36
Eccentricity: 0.0403841
inclination: 38.7752°
perigee height: 550 km
apogee height: 1133 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.1900°
argument of perigee: 20.8377°
revolutions per day: 14.15286976
mean anomaly at epoch: 340.8326°
orbit number at epoch: 72065

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

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