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Tiangong 2 - 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 41765U 16057A   17350.46556167  .00005146  00000-0  66856-4 0  9999
2 41765  42.7851 351.5802 0002374  41.8919  87.0505 15.59841750 71439
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2017 11:10:24
Eccentricity: 0.0002374
inclination: 42.7851°
perigee height: 386 km
apogee height: 390 km
right ascension of ascending node: 351.5802°
argument of perigee: 41.8919°
revolutions per day: 15.59841750
mean anomaly at epoch: 87.0505°
orbit number at epoch: 7143

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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