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USA 281 - 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 43145U 18005A   21122.92262652 0.00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0    06
2 43145 106.0068 252.1482 0001867 331.6152  28.3848 13.48006579    03
Epoch (UTC): 02 May 2021 22:08:34
Eccentricity: 0.0001867
inclination: 106.0068°
perigee height: 1078 km
apogee height: 1081 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.1482°
argument of perigee: 331.6152°
revolutions per day: 13.48006579
mean anomaly at epoch: 28.3848°
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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