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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   18046.60535848 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    00
2 42941  63.7110 152.9029 6779034 268.3725  19.4253  2.00615000    05
Epoch (UTC): 15 February 2018 14:31:42
Eccentricity: 0.6779034
inclination: 63.7110°
perigee height: 2175 km
apogee height: 38179 km
right ascension of ascending node: 152.9029°
argument of perigee: 268.3725°
revolutions per day: 2.00615000
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.4253°
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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