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deb Explorer IX - 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    85U 61004C   20048.02424943  .00000144  00000-0  55751-4 0  9992
2    85  38.7672 280.2613 0381699  51.0464 312.3658 14.20329558913804
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2020 00:34:55
Eccentricity: 0.0381699
inclination: 38.7672°
perigee height: 549 km
apogee height: 1099 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.2613°
argument of perigee: 51.0464°
revolutions per day: 14.20329558
mean anomaly at epoch: 312.3658°
orbit number at epoch: 91380

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

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