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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   17274.76631973 0.00000595  00000-0  00000-0 0    04
2 40344  63.1907  97.9481 7029393 267.3129  17.6906  2.00629117    01
Epoch (UTC): 01 October 2017 18:23:30
Eccentricity: 0.7029393
inclination: 63.1907°
perigee height: 1510 km
apogee height: 38842 km
right ascension of ascending node: 97.9481°
argument of perigee: 267.3129°
revolutions per day: 2.00629117
mean anomaly at epoch: 17.6906°
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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