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GRACE-FO 1 - 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 43476U 18047A   21136.52893505 +.00000893  00000-0 +36376-4 0    06
2 43476  88.9803  92.5399 0020095  73.8986   4.4646 15.24255146165951
Epoch (UTC): 16 May 2021 12:41:39
Eccentricity: 0.0020095
inclination: 88.9803°
perigee height: 479 km
apogee height: 507 km
right ascension of ascending node: 92.5399°
argument of perigee: 73.8986°
revolutions per day: 15.24255146
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.4646°
orbit number at epoch: 16595

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

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