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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   21019.12497045  .00002486  00000-0  52428-3 0  9993
2    85  38.7761   0.0817 0394419 138.0828 225.0825 14.21551839961765
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2021 02:59:57
Eccentricity: 0.0394419
inclination: 38.7761°
perigee height: 536 km
apogee height: 1104 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.0817°
argument of perigee: 138.0828°
revolutions per day: 14.21551839
mean anomaly at epoch: 225.0825°
orbit number at epoch: 96176

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

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