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GRAIL B - 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 37802U 11046B   11253.59467199 +.00002457 -77678-5 +00000-0 0  9993
2 37802 028.5000 009.1212 0000200 263.4759 096.5843 16.41337653000015
Epoch (UTC): 10 September 2011 14:16:19
Eccentricity: 0.0000200
inclination: 28.5000°
perigee height: 162 km
apogee height: 162 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.1212°
argument of perigee: 263.4759°
revolutions per day: 16.41337653
mean anomaly at epoch: 96.5843°
orbit number at epoch: 1

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

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