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Saudisat 1A - 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 26546U 00057B   15030.86756026  .00002045  00000-0  23247-3 0  5059
2 26546 064.5563 170.9446 0017537 325.8142 034.1837 14.88962750777280
Epoch (UTC): 30 January 2015 20:49:17
Eccentricity: 0.0017537
inclination: 64.5563°
perigee height: 589 km
apogee height: 613 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.9446°
argument of perigee: 325.8142°
revolutions per day: 14.88962750
mean anomaly at epoch: 34.1837°
orbit number at epoch: 77728

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

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