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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   18112.64814795 -.00000139 +00000-0 +63433-5 0  9991
2   506 052.0012 184.3502 0278225 055.3172 307.3633 13.85126868796055
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2018 15:33:19
Eccentricity: 0.0278225
inclination: 52.0012°
perigee height: 742 km
apogee height: 1149 km
right ascension of ascending node: 184.3502°
argument of perigee: 55.3172°
revolutions per day: 13.85126868
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.3633°
orbit number at epoch: 79605

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

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