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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   24103.05487552  .00016348  00000-0  22372-2 0  9990
2    85  38.7462   3.8137 0276271 209.8235 148.6521 14.55035107130700
Epoch (UTC): 12 April 2024 01:19:01
Eccentricity: 0.0276271
inclination: 38.7462°
perigee height: 513 km
apogee height: 905 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.8137°
argument of perigee: 209.8235°
revolutions per day: 14.55035107
mean anomaly at epoch: 148.6521°
orbit number at epoch: 13070

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

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