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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   21127.59260635  .00000000  00000-0  19158-4 0  9994
2 29499  98.4759 168.4857 0001708  80.8186  72.5997 14.21497716754932
Epoch (UTC): 07 May 2021 14:13:21
Eccentricity: 0.0001708
inclination: 98.4759°
perigee height: 819 km
apogee height: 821 km
right ascension of ascending node: 168.4857°
argument of perigee: 80.8186°
revolutions per day: 14.21497716
mean anomaly at epoch: 72.5997°
orbit number at epoch: 75493

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

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