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MetOp-A - 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 29499U 06044A   18171.96649306 -.00000009 +00000-0 +15665-4 0  9995
2 29499 098.6264 229.3640 0001445 136.3470 205.8982 14.21524487605344
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 23:11:45
Eccentricity: 0.0001445
inclination: 98.6264°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.3640°
argument of perigee: 136.3470°
revolutions per day: 14.21524487
mean anomaly at epoch: 205.8982°
orbit number at epoch: 60534

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

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