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USA 259 - 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 40344U 14081A   17298.68994955 0.00000650  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 40344  63.1991  95.0028 7033727 267.3554  17.6372  2.00650396    08
Epoch (UTC): 25 October 2017 16:33:31
Eccentricity: 0.7033727
inclination: 63.1991°
perigee height: 1498 km
apogee height: 38850 km
right ascension of ascending node: 95.0028°
argument of perigee: 267.3554°
revolutions per day: 2.00650396
mean anomaly at epoch: 17.6372°
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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