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Discoverer 6 - 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 00019U 59006  A 59278.50940704  .01114833 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 00127
2 00019 083.9999 286.5094 0222212 326.3932 034.3056 15.83731828007208
Epoch (UTC): 05 October 1959 12:13:32
Eccentricity: 0.0222212
inclination: 83.9999°
perigee height: 171 km
apogee height: 469 km
right ascension of ascending node: 286.5094°
argument of perigee: 326.3932°
revolutions per day: 15.83731828
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.3056°
orbit number at epoch: 720

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

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