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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   20355.62675669 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    04
2 40344  63.3755 299.3778 7116518 271.3138  15.3799  2.00615975    04
Epoch (UTC): 20 December 2020 15:02:31
Eccentricity: 0.7116518
inclination: 63.3755°
perigee height: 1279 km
apogee height: 39075 km
right ascension of ascending node: 299.3778°
argument of perigee: 271.3138°
revolutions per day: 2.00615975
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.3799°
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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