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STS-9 - 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 14523U 83116  A 83342.89663719  .00532068 +89735-5 +40999-3 0  9998
2 14523 057.0194 158.4908 0005879 313.0670 046.9720 16.14386633001647
Epoch (UTC): 08 December 1983 21:31:09
Eccentricity: 0.0005879
inclination: 57.0194°
perigee height: 231 km
apogee height: 239 km
right ascension of ascending node: 158.4908°
argument of perigee: 313.0670°
revolutions per day: 16.14386633
mean anomaly at epoch: 46.9720°
orbit number at epoch: 164

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

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