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Transit 2A Rocket - 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    47U 60007C   17178.49511937 -.00000040 +00000-0 +16114-4 0  9999
2    47 066.6641 178.3774 0226026 015.7593 345.0393 14.41922047978552
Epoch (UTC): 27 June 2017 11:52:58
Eccentricity: 0.0226026
inclination: 66.6641°
perigee height: 591 km
apogee height: 913 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.3774°
argument of perigee: 15.7593°
revolutions per day: 14.41922047
mean anomaly at epoch: 345.0393°
orbit number at epoch: 97855

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

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