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Optus B3 - 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 23227U 94055A   17020.16512657 -.00000116  00000-0  00000+0 0  9990
2 23227   7.1624  51.2953 0007607 260.9092 245.5723  0.98698209 81997
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2017 03:57:46
Eccentricity: 0.0007607
inclination: 7.1624°
perigee height: 36201 km
apogee height: 36265 km
right ascension of ascending node: 51.2953°
argument of perigee: 260.9092°
revolutions per day: 0.98698209
mean anomaly at epoch: 245.5723°
orbit number at epoch: 8199

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

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