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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   17006.45111627 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 26880   9.4541  39.6831 0007632 260.0676  99.8535  1.00270000    03
Epoch (UTC): 06 January 2017 10:49:36
Eccentricity: 0.0007632
inclination: 9.4541°
perigee height: 35754 km
apogee height: 35819 km
right ascension of ascending node: 39.6831°
argument of perigee: 260.0676°
revolutions per day: 1.00270000
mean anomaly at epoch: 99.8535°
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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