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USA 279 - 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 42949U 17066A   17294.91827497 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    01
2 42949   5.8771 324.4045 0945050 180.6823 179.3461  1.14413628    02
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 22:02:18
Eccentricity: 0.0945050
inclination: 5.8771°
perigee height: 28587 km
apogee height: 35885 km
right ascension of ascending node: 324.4045°
argument of perigee: 180.6823°
revolutions per day: 1.14413628
mean anomaly at epoch: 179.3461°
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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