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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   17231.09568924 -.00000050 +00000-0 -37070-5 0  9998
2 27422 098.2330 227.9039 0013381 053.3917 306.8494 14.29255286797551
Epoch (UTC): 19 August 2017 02:17:47
Eccentricity: 0.0013381
inclination: 98.2330°
perigee height: 784 km
apogee height: 804 km
right ascension of ascending node: 227.9039°
argument of perigee: 53.3917°
revolutions per day: 14.29255286
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.8494°
orbit number at epoch: 79755

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

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