User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 19:57:07
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

Explorer 29 - 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  1726U 65089A   18016.62086549 -.00000067 +00000-0 +51987-4 0  9998
2  1726 059.3814 098.0537 0716889 011.6689 128.8014 11.97046446281681
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2018 14:54:02
Eccentricity: 0.0716889
inclination: 59.3814°
perigee height: 1115 km
apogee height: 2273 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.0537°
argument of perigee: 11.6689°
revolutions per day: 11.97046446
mean anomaly at epoch: 128.8014°
orbit number at epoch: 28168

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

DLR