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Transit 2A - 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    45U 60007A   16337.92966691 -.00000050 +00000-0 +14552-4 0  9997
2    45 066.6929 186.6398 0255859 178.0337 182.1836 14.33524998880602
Epoch (UTC): 02 December 2016 22:18:43
Eccentricity: 0.0255859
inclination: 66.6929°
perigee height: 597 km
apogee height: 963 km
right ascension of ascending node: 186.6398°
argument of perigee: 178.0337°
revolutions per day: 14.33524998
mean anomaly at epoch: 182.1836°
orbit number at epoch: 88060

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

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