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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   17110.89354792 -.00000245 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9990
2 10953 013.4958 331.7780 0002682 308.8774 233.0475 00.99364734095366
Epoch (UTC): 20 April 2017 21:26:42
Eccentricity: 0.0002682
inclination: 13.4958°
perigee height: 36031 km
apogee height: 36054 km
right ascension of ascending node: 331.7780°
argument of perigee: 308.8774°
revolutions per day: 0.99364734
mean anomaly at epoch: 233.0475°
orbit number at epoch: 9536

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

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