User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 02:58:09
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

Explorer 31 - 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  1806U 65098B   18171.58795436 +.00000214 +00000-0 +65524-4 0  9991
2  1806 079.7918 223.9949 1439413 080.2500 295.7626 12.05494989296775
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 14:06:39
Eccentricity: 0.1439413
inclination: 79.7918°
perigee height: 500 km
apogee height: 2813 km
right ascension of ascending node: 223.9949°
argument of perigee: 80.2500°
revolutions per day: 12.05494989
mean anomaly at epoch: 295.7626°
orbit number at epoch: 29677

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

DLR