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Geos 2 (Explorer 36) - 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  3093U 68002A   17202.62950491 -.00000085 +00000-0 -30337-4 0  9994
2  3093 105.8033 181.9056 0319292 344.5059 140.3088 12.83528240320029
Epoch (UTC): 21 July 2017 15:06:29
Eccentricity: 0.0319292
inclination: 105.8033°
perigee height: 1081 km
apogee height: 1573 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.9056°
argument of perigee: 344.5059°
revolutions per day: 12.83528240
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.3088°
orbit number at epoch: 32002

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

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