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Amsat-Oscar-6 - 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  6236U 72082B   17289.83679567 -.00000031 +00000-0 +89413-4 0  9998
2  6236 101.7272 253.4012 0004507 083.3155 306.3048 12.53139939058469
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 20:04:59
Eccentricity: 0.0004507
inclination: 101.7272°
perigee height: 1448 km
apogee height: 1455 km
right ascension of ascending node: 253.4012°
argument of perigee: 83.3155°
revolutions per day: 12.53139939
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.3048°
orbit number at epoch: 5846

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

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