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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   15029.54743275  .00000137  00000-0  70190-4 0  7019
2 27422 098.2729 065.9422 0011201 294.4673 229.0774 14.29128091662466
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2015 13:08:18
Eccentricity: 0.0011201
inclination: 98.2729°
perigee height: 786 km
apogee height: 802 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.9422°
argument of perigee: 294.4673°
revolutions per day: 14.29128091
mean anomaly at epoch: 229.0774°
orbit number at epoch: 66246

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

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