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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   18350.06830727  .00003463  00000-0  45858-4 0  9992
2 41765  42.7853 338.4027 0006135  73.2473  40.4323 15.60223635128428
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2018 01:38:21
Eccentricity: 0.0006135
inclination: 42.7853°
perigee height: 383 km
apogee height: 391 km
right ascension of ascending node: 338.4027°
argument of perigee: 73.2473°
revolutions per day: 15.60223635
mean anomaly at epoch: 40.4323°
orbit number at epoch: 12842

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

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