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KAITUO 1B - 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 40912U 15049P   18016.72999975 +.00001175 +00000-0 +60355-4 0  9995
2 40912 097.4507 026.2390 0015281 172.3266 275.6701 15.18376439128686
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2018 17:31:11
Eccentricity: 0.0015281
inclination: 97.4507°
perigee height: 500 km
apogee height: 521 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.2390°
argument of perigee: 172.3266°
revolutions per day: 15.18376439
mean anomaly at epoch: 275.6701°
orbit number at epoch: 12868

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

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