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Bion No. 11 - 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 24701U 96073A   97007.00481110  .00023179  79810-5  38031-4 0   203
2 24701  62.8023 198.8518 0115737 109.1102 252.3079 15.92753966  2143
Epoch (UTC): 07 January 1997 00:06:55
Eccentricity: 0.0115737
inclination: 62.8023°
perigee height: 217 km
apogee height: 372 km
right ascension of ascending node: 198.8518°
argument of perigee: 109.1102°
revolutions per day: 15.92753966
mean anomaly at epoch: 252.3079°
orbit number at epoch: 214

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

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