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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   18172.94686657 +.00003685 +00000-0 +84835-3 0  9997
2    85 038.7739 121.6483 0387162 346.4870 012.5747 14.18673926827815
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2018 22:43:29
Eccentricity: 0.0387162
inclination: 38.7739°
perigee height: 551 km
apogee height: 1109 km
right ascension of ascending node: 121.6483°
argument of perigee: 346.4870°
revolutions per day: 14.18673926
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.5747°
orbit number at epoch: 82781

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

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