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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   17290.70783916  .00039503  86994-5  14508-3 0  9992
2 37820  42.7556 165.6102 0020099 237.7217 224.5194 15.88263133347383
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2017 16:59:17
Eccentricity: 0.0020099
inclination: 42.7556°
perigee height: 294 km
apogee height: 320 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.6102°
argument of perigee: 237.7217°
revolutions per day: 15.88263133
mean anomaly at epoch: 224.5194°
orbit number at epoch: 34738

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

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