User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 02:32:49
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

MetOp-A - 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 29499U 06044A   17119.94930646 +.00000015 +00000-0 +26728-4 0  9992
2 29499 098.6827 180.3655 0000842 043.3369 083.2350 14.21497530546108
Epoch (UTC): 29 April 2017 22:47:00
Eccentricity: 0.0000842
inclination: 98.6827°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.3655°
argument of perigee: 43.3369°
revolutions per day: 14.21497530
mean anomaly at epoch: 83.2350°
orbit number at epoch: 54610

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

DLR