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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   17149.43959697 +.00003381 +00000-0 +72906-3 0  9990
2    85 038.7808 295.6876 0409096 288.8312 066.8493 14.17705713772640
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2017 10:33:01
Eccentricity: 0.0409096
inclination: 38.7808°
perigee height: 538 km
apogee height: 1128 km
right ascension of ascending node: 295.6876°
argument of perigee: 288.8312°
revolutions per day: 14.17705713
mean anomaly at epoch: 66.8493°
orbit number at epoch: 77264

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

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