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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 00085U 61004C   15025.81670162  .00011848  00000-0  29588-2 0  1154
2 00085 038.7706 293.9081 0429650 048.8599 314.8407 14.07778772651567
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2015 19:36:03
Eccentricity: 0.0429650
inclination: 38.7706°
perigee height: 556 km
apogee height: 1178 km
right ascension of ascending node: 293.9081°
argument of perigee: 48.8599°
revolutions per day: 14.07778772
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.8407°
orbit number at epoch: 65156

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

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