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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   17074.87828258 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    09
2 40344  63.0203 122.3756 6921690 266.8471  18.7339  2.00611000    05
Epoch (UTC): 15 March 2017 21:04:43
Eccentricity: 0.6921690
inclination: 63.0203°
perigee height: 1796 km
apogee height: 38559 km
right ascension of ascending node: 122.3756°
argument of perigee: 266.8471°
revolutions per day: 2.00611000
mean anomaly at epoch: 18.7339°
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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