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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   24129.86444034 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    03
2 40344  62.7713 162.1811 6757138 270.6730  18.6530  2.00603985    01
Epoch (UTC): 08 May 2024 20:44:47
Eccentricity: 0.6757138
inclination: 62.7713°
perigee height: 2234 km
apogee height: 38123 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.1811°
argument of perigee: 270.6730°
revolutions per day: 2.00603985
mean anomaly at epoch: 18.6530°
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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