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GOES 3 - 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 10953U 78062A   18047.94175490 +.00000055 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9990
2 10953 013.0928 328.4470 0005125 328.2174 260.9360 00.99356880098361
Epoch (UTC): 16 February 2018 22:36:07
Eccentricity: 0.0005125
inclination: 13.0928°
perigee height: 36023 km
apogee height: 36066 km
right ascension of ascending node: 328.4470°
argument of perigee: 328.2174°
revolutions per day: 0.99356880
mean anomaly at epoch: 260.9360°
orbit number at epoch: 9836

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

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