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USA 259 - 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 40344U 14081A   18276.63223079 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    08
2 40344  63.3109  50.2935 7158939 268.2012  16.2709  2.00617000    07
Epoch (UTC): 03 October 2018 15:10:24
Eccentricity: 0.7158939
inclination: 63.3109°
perigee height: 1166 km
apogee height: 39188 km
right ascension of ascending node: 50.2935°
argument of perigee: 268.2012°
revolutions per day: 2.00617000
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.2709°
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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