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USA 279 - 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 42949U 17066A   18248.68719971 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    02
2 42949   4.5041 324.2486 0001996 120.2222 239.7673  1.00270000    06
Epoch (UTC): 05 September 2018 16:29:34
Eccentricity: 0.0001996
inclination: 4.5041°
perigee height: 35778 km
apogee height: 35795 km
right ascension of ascending node: 324.2486°
argument of perigee: 120.2222°
revolutions per day: 1.00270000
mean anomaly at epoch: 239.7673°
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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