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Tiangong 1 - 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 37820U 11053A   17292.83925979  .00034876  85768-5  12803-3 0  9997
2 37820  42.7558 152.3739 0020672 252.2499 172.7095 15.88411149347729
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 20:08:32
Eccentricity: 0.0020672
inclination: 42.7558°
perigee height: 293 km
apogee height: 320 km
right ascension of ascending node: 152.3739°
argument of perigee: 252.2499°
revolutions per day: 15.88411149
mean anomaly at epoch: 172.7095°
orbit number at epoch: 34772

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

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