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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   17291.60994957  .00006557  00000-0  85885-4 0  9992
2 41765  42.7836 341.6727 0002876 355.7341 135.7528 15.59222111 62240
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 14:38:19
Eccentricity: 0.0002876
inclination: 42.7836°
perigee height: 388 km
apogee height: 392 km
right ascension of ascending node: 341.6727°
argument of perigee: 355.7341°
revolutions per day: 15.59222111
mean anomaly at epoch: 135.7528°
orbit number at epoch: 6224

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

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