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GOES 5 - 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 12472U 81049A   18047.34933600 -.00000100 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9998
2 12472 014.1539 342.4583 0005641 292.9432 252.1200 01.00204830092457
Epoch (UTC): 16 February 2018 08:23:02
Eccentricity: 0.0005641
inclination: 14.1539°
perigee height: 35781 km
apogee height: 35829 km
right ascension of ascending node: 342.4583°
argument of perigee: 292.9432°
revolutions per day: 1.00204830
mean anomaly at epoch: 252.1200°
orbit number at epoch: 9245

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

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