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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   17050.38084534 +.00002955 +00000-0 +65772-3 0  9993
2    85 038.7763 078.4821 0405302 352.6320 006.8593 14.17381549758581
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2017 09:08:25
Eccentricity: 0.0405302
inclination: 38.7763°
perigee height: 542 km
apogee height: 1126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 78.4821°
argument of perigee: 352.6320°
revolutions per day: 14.17381549
mean anomaly at epoch: 6.8593°
orbit number at epoch: 75858

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

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