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Explorer 16/Altair - 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   506U 62070A   17295.88598989 -.00000115 +00000-0 +18858-4 0  9996
2   506 052.0028 152.5968 0277252 275.4110 081.5245 13.85116392770863
Epoch (UTC): 22 October 2017 21:15:49
Eccentricity: 0.0277252
inclination: 52.0028°
perigee height: 743 km
apogee height: 1149 km
right ascension of ascending node: 152.5968°
argument of perigee: 275.4110°
revolutions per day: 13.85116392
mean anomaly at epoch: 81.5245°
orbit number at epoch: 77086

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

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