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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   18168.55426672 +.00001009 +00000-0 +51724-4 0  9999
2 40912 097.4497 175.8761 0015961 016.4919 102.1067 15.18766403151729
Epoch (UTC): 17 June 2018 13:18:08
Eccentricity: 0.0015961
inclination: 97.4497°
perigee height: 498 km
apogee height: 520 km
right ascension of ascending node: 175.8761°
argument of perigee: 16.4919°
revolutions per day: 15.18766403
mean anomaly at epoch: 102.1067°
orbit number at epoch: 15172

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

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