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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: 17/6/2019, day: 168

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-11 (MSG4)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG4 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = -3318.4869153 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 3.0639922 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -42044.3347271 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = -0.2421008 km/s
Z-Position: Z = 71.3181492 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = 0.0561184 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.236

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42169.5207363 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00017740
Inclination: I = 1.0504887 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 260.1957458 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 226.4723065 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 138.8199306 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 0.52843800 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 0.515811 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = -0.03023 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35783.90286332 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35798.86460928 km

MSG4 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 129.7070549 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 89.1934847 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = -0.00899255
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = 0.01082887
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99990093

MSG4 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 04:00:00.000 ( 19.168.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.5517538 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1174.43182900 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 39.94579060 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 72.97773920 kg

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-10 (MSG3)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG3 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = 3061.3575985 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 3.0665184 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -42047.7965249 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = 0.2233563 km/s
Z-Position: Z = -733.7280027 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.0173311 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22598

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42167.6279666 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00008480
Inclination: I = 1.0480536 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 22.1120322 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 199.0259321 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 53.0290097 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 9.20550300 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 9.201590 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = -0.00714 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35785.91515175 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35793.06678145 km

MSG3 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 295.2567795 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 89.0453253 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.00710903
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.01506869
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99986119

MSG3 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 04:00:00.000 ( 19.168.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.773487 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1119.83081600 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 26.58062820 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 40.88688860 kg

CURRENT ORBIT DETAILS FOR METEOSAT-9 (MSG2)

Coordinate Frame: Earth-centred, True of date

MSG2 Orbit State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = -1248.2568825 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 3.0672038 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -42145.5189066 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = -0.0870493 km/s
Z-Position: Z = -810.77951 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.1876633 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22892

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42166.0355141 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00014910
Inclination: I = 3.6695628 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 70.8561373 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 353.8112712 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 203.6697767 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 3.34486000 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 3.384880 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = 0.01470 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35781.61155820 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35794.18547000 km

MSG2 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 339.5919706 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 86.4975317 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.05725701
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.02130283
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99813217

MSG2 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 04:00:00.000 ( 19.168.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.5273116 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: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

X-Position: X = 24782.0478508 km, X-Velocity: XDOT = 2.4726482 km/s
Y-Position: Y = -33855.8669671 km, Y-Velocity: YDOT = 1.8237298 km/s
Z-Position: Z = -4237.2614958 km, Z-Velocity: ZDOT = -0.1070366 km/s

SRP coefficient: CR = 1.22905

Semi-Major Axis: A = 42166.8291688 km
Eccentricity: E = 0.00012870
Inclination: I = 6.104628 deg
Right Asc. of Asc. Node: RAAN = 55.4210884 deg
Argument of Perigee: AOP = 19.0072916 deg
True Anomaly: TA = 231.8763015 deg

Longitude at epoch: LONG = 41.24497400 deg
Mean Longitude: MEAN LONG = 41.357424 deg
Mean Drift Rate: MEAN DRIFT = -0.01211 deg/day

Perigee Height at Epoch: HPERI = 35783.26529789 km
Apogee Height at Epoch: HAPO = 35794.11903971 km

MSG1 Attitude State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 00:00:00.000 ( 19.168.00.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Axis Right Asc.: RA = 324.9616921 deg
Spin Axis Declination: DEC = 84.0137645 deg

Spin Axis Unit X: UX = 0.08538898
Spin Axis Unit Y: UY = -0.05987513
Spin Axis Unit Z: UZ = 0.99454698

MSG1 Physical State

Epoch: 2019/06/17 04:00:00.000 ( 19.168.04.00.00.000 ) UTC

Spin Rate: SPIN = 99.8008032 rpm

Total Mass: MTOT = 1082.44532600 kg
Fuel Mass: MFUEL = 11.27155080 kg
Oxidizer Mass: MOXID = 17.33877580 kg

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