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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   17345.89553241  .00048771  91707-5  12741-3 0  9991
2 37820  42.7543 181.3649 0020403 274.9461 292.9337 15.94555580356175
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2017 21:29:34
Eccentricity: 0.0020403
inclination: 42.7543°
perigee height: 276 km
apogee height: 303 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.3649°
argument of perigee: 274.9461°
revolutions per day: 15.94555580
mean anomaly at epoch: 292.9337°
orbit number at epoch: 35617

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

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