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(29.9800°N, 95.6500°W)
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ALOS - 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 28931U 06002A   17016.85045137 -.00000030  00000-0  27055-5 0  9997
2 28931  97.8605  51.6535 0002461  81.0949 279.0533 14.62300711585348
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2017 20:24:38
Eccentricity: 0.0002461
inclination: 97.8605°
perigee height: 684 km
apogee height: 687 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.6535°
argument of perigee: 81.0949°
revolutions per day: 14.62300711
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.0533°
orbit number at epoch: 58534

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

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