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The reference frame for the orbit is True-of-Date for the MSG satellites and Mean-of-Date for Meteosat-7 as indicated in the details below.

Last update: 20/5/2019, day: 140

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-11 (MSG4)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG4 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = -22528.2338738 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 2.5988465 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -35641.8335933 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = -1.642354 km/s
Z-Position: Z = 232.8456021 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = 0.0422908 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.2333

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42164.6524449 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00001820
Inclination: I = 0.8492749 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 215.8323825 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 175.0766486 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 206.7972776 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 0.34377900 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 0.345609 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = 0.03177 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35785.74804823 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35787.28284157 km

MSG4 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 130.6620785 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 89.164245 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = -0.00950429
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = 0.01106456
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99989362

MSG4 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 04:00:00.000 ( 19.140.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.5122048 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1192.51452300 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 46.79806230 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 84.20816150 kg

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-10 (MSG3)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG3 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = -16689.85677 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 2.8233613 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -38718.5491226 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = -1.2166647 km/s
Z-Position: Z = -558.1449949 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.0364973 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22332

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42165.742904 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00005030
Inclination: I = 1.0187447 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 18.569894 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 125.5222573 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 102.5936101 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 9.32090400 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 9.319192 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = 0.01929 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35785.48496713 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35789.72684087 km

MSG3 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 293.0506862 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 89.0623906 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.00640711
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.01505715
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99986611

MSG3 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 04:00:00.000 ( 19.140.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.7781158 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1119.90499400 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 26.60937910 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 40.93231500 kg

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-9 (MSG2)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG2 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = -20649.5744541 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 2.6742267 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -36769.7155454 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = -1.5041778 km/s
Z-Position: Z = 472.2384073 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.1895833 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22437

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42167.8276886 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00014640
Inclination: I = 3.59363 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 70.9528387 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 340.6725504 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 189.0365933 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 3.32143200 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 3.304163 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = -0.00850 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35783.51731863 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35795.86405857 km

MSG2 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 339.7204611 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 86.5265857 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.05682987
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.02099894
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99816302

MSG2 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 04:00:00.000 ( 19.140.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.5280798 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1089.67839700 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 13.14292910 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 22.74446800 kg

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-8 (MSG1)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG1 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = 6246.0745817 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 3.0283259 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -41598.2435046 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = 0.472314 km/s
Z-Position: Z = -3038.5979868 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.2357233 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22184

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42165.7352248 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00023500
Inclination: I = 6.0402425 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 55.4865099 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 11.5135946 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 211.698349 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 41.17894700 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 41.349288 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = 0.01054 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35777.68927702 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35797.50717258 km

MSG1 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 00:00:00.000 ( 19.140.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 325.1065825 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 84.0462627 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.08507741
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.05933629
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99460597

MSG1 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/05/20 04:00:00.000 ( 19.140.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.8043854 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1082.53480900 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 11.30623410 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 17.39357550 kg

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