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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   20020.45921060 +.00003504 +00000-0 +78338-3 0  9999
2    85 038.7715 060.7768 0384050 227.0266 129.7674 14.20254852909901
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2020 11:01:15
Eccentricity: 0.0384050
inclination: 38.7715°
perigee height: 548 km
apogee height: 1101 km
right ascension of ascending node: 60.7768°
argument of perigee: 227.0266°
revolutions per day: 14.20254852
mean anomaly at epoch: 129.7674°
orbit number at epoch: 90990

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

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