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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   17348.48643628  .00004883  00000-0  63727-4 0  9998
2 41765  42.7855   3.3589 0002679  24.0750 137.7266 15.59819067 71120
Epoch (UTC): 14 December 2017 11:40:28
Eccentricity: 0.0002679
inclination: 42.7855°
perigee height: 386 km
apogee height: 390 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.3589°
argument of perigee: 24.0750°
revolutions per day: 15.59819067
mean anomaly at epoch: 137.7266°
orbit number at epoch: 7112

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

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