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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   18020.57694322 -.00000138 +00000-0 +57877-5 0  9997
2   506 052.0009 172.9737 0278256 161.8682 199.2406 13.85123925783296
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 13:50:47
Eccentricity: 0.0278256
inclination: 52.0009°
perigee height: 742 km
apogee height: 1149 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.9737°
argument of perigee: 161.8682°
revolutions per day: 13.85123925
mean anomaly at epoch: 199.2406°
orbit number at epoch: 78329

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

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