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deb Explorer IX - 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    85U 61004C   17085.46855507 -.00000908 +00000-0 -17363-3 0  9997
2    85 038.7778 260.4059 0408281 225.1708 131.5168 14.17435787763568
Epoch (UTC): 26 March 2017 11:14:43
Eccentricity: 0.0408281
inclination: 38.7778°
perigee height: 539 km
apogee height: 1128 km
right ascension of ascending node: 260.4059°
argument of perigee: 225.1708°
revolutions per day: 14.17435787
mean anomaly at epoch: 131.5168°
orbit number at epoch: 76356

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

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