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IDEFIX/ARIANE 42P - 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 27422U 02021B   16039.90851507 +.00000028 +00000-0 +26831-4 0  9990
2 27422 098.2385 061.5235 0011169 260.9392 099.0527 14.29230035717966
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 21:48:15
Eccentricity: 0.0011169
inclination: 98.2385°
perigee height: 786 km
apogee height: 802 km
right ascension of ascending node: 61.5235°
argument of perigee: 260.9392°
revolutions per day: 14.29230035
mean anomaly at epoch: 99.0527°
orbit number at epoch: 71796

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

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