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USA 278 - 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 42941U 17056A   17287.98934785 -.00000437  00000-0  00000-0 0    05
2 42941  63.6595 165.5693 6767781 269.2848  19.0893  2.00775382    06
Epoch (UTC): 14 October 2017 23:44:39
Eccentricity: 0.6767781
inclination: 63.6595°
perigee height: 2200 km
apogee height: 38126 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.5693°
argument of perigee: 269.2848°
revolutions per day: 2.00775382
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.0893°
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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