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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   20052.94646341  .00000114  00000-0  48999-4 0  9999
2    85  38.7671 255.1660 0381777  83.9567 280.4537 14.20331023914500
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2020 22:42:54
Eccentricity: 0.0381777
inclination: 38.7671°
perigee height: 549 km
apogee height: 1099 km
right ascension of ascending node: 255.1660°
argument of perigee: 83.9567°
revolutions per day: 14.20331023
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.4537°
orbit number at epoch: 91450

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

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