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MetOp-B - 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 38771U 12049A   17172.96402778 -.00000000 +00000-0 +19868-4 0  9990
2 38771 098.6783 233.0563 0001044 146.6409 209.7697 14.21502167246955
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2017 23:08:12
Eccentricity: 0.0001044
inclination: 98.6783°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 233.0563°
argument of perigee: 146.6409°
revolutions per day: 14.21502167
mean anomaly at epoch: 209.7697°
orbit number at epoch: 24695

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

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