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Tiangong 2 - 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 41765U 16057A   18293.76754630  .00003618  00000-0  48509-4 0  9991
2 41765  42.7840 313.5360 0006595  40.3374 301.8730 15.59770092119623
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2018 18:25:16
Eccentricity: 0.0006595
inclination: 42.7840°
perigee height: 384 km
apogee height: 393 km
right ascension of ascending node: 313.5360°
argument of perigee: 40.3374°
revolutions per day: 15.59770092
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.8730°
orbit number at epoch: 11962

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

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