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AEHF 3 (USA 246) - 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 39256U 13050A   18006.13112009 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    09
2 39256   2.1974 304.9890 0003166  55.7471 304.3054  1.00270000    07
Epoch (UTC): 06 January 2018 03:08:48
Eccentricity: 0.0003166
inclination: 2.1974°
perigee height: 35773 km
apogee height: 35800 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.9890°
argument of perigee: 55.7471°
revolutions per day: 1.00270000
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.3054°
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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