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USA-159 - 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 26880U 01033A   17104.18180091 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 26880   9.5565  38.7920 0005316 262.9829  96.9636  1.00270000    07
Epoch (UTC): 14 April 2017 04:21:47
Eccentricity: 0.0005316
inclination: 9.5565°
perigee height: 35764 km
apogee height: 35809 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.7920°
argument of perigee: 262.9829°
revolutions per day: 1.00270000
mean anomaly at epoch: 96.9636°
orbit number at epoch: 0

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

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