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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   23029.38420016  .00009019  00000-0  17131-2 0  9998
2    85  38.7624 159.6812 0359474  61.7479 301.9069 14.30062288 67367
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2023 09:13:14
Eccentricity: 0.0359474
inclination: 38.7624°
perigee height: 534 km
apogee height: 1049 km
right ascension of ascending node: 159.6812°
argument of perigee: 61.7479°
revolutions per day: 14.30062288
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.9069°
orbit number at epoch: 6736

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

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