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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   17112.76547633 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 40344  63.0178 117.8471 6935899 267.0211  18.6130  2.00604000    00
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 18:22:17
Eccentricity: 0.6935899
inclination: 63.0178°
perigee height: 1759 km
apogee height: 38598 km
right ascension of ascending node: 117.8471°
argument of perigee: 267.0211°
revolutions per day: 2.00604000
mean anomaly at epoch: 18.6130°
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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