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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   17291.54827630 +.00006582 +00000-0 +86199-4 0  9995
2 41765 042.7836 342.0396 0002879 355.2563 149.6240 15.59221383062235
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2017 13:09:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002879
inclination: 42.7836°
perigee height: 388 km
apogee height: 392 km
right ascension of ascending node: 342.0396°
argument of perigee: 355.2563°
revolutions per day: 15.59221383
mean anomaly at epoch: 149.6240°
orbit number at epoch: 6223

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

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