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Explorer 16/Altair - 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   506U 62070A   18171.52631427 -.00000085 +00000-0 +38417-4 0  9995
2   506 052.0042 321.3964 0277447 216.9932 141.1573 13.85130715804218
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 12:37:53
Eccentricity: 0.0277447
inclination: 52.0042°
perigee height: 742 km
apogee height: 1149 km
right ascension of ascending node: 321.3964°
argument of perigee: 216.9932°
revolutions per day: 13.85130715
mean anomaly at epoch: 141.1573°
orbit number at epoch: 80421

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

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