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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   17294.58333568 +.00000026 +00000-0 +31707-4 0  9991
2 29499 098.6636 351.9919 0001632 134.5116 001.9203 14.21512008570914
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 14:00:00
Eccentricity: 0.0001632
inclination: 98.6636°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 351.9919°
argument of perigee: 134.5116°
revolutions per day: 14.21512008
mean anomaly at epoch: 1.9203°
orbit number at epoch: 57091

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

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