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How can I plot a satellite TLE from its orbital parameters using python and skyfield?

I have a function that uses TLEs (Two-line elements) from Celestrak to plot the visibility of a satellite in Python. Is there a method with skyfield or poliastro to plot a TLE from given orbital ...
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What is ephem's body size attribute equivalent in Skyfield?

I am porting some code that uses PyEphem to using Skyfield. Somewhere along the code I use the body's size attribute: ...
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How can I calculate if a satellite is currently in sunlight or eclipse using pyEphem or Skyfield (preferred)?

I'd like to add this to some existing python scripts to model cubesat battery life and payload temperature but the math escapes me.
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Propagating satellites without TLE in python

I know how to propagate satellites in python using ephem module (that uses TLE data). However, I am not sure how I would do the same for my own set of orbital ...
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What does it mean to ask for a date beyond epoch time?

I am fairly new to this industry. As I am playing around with a library on Python, ephem, I have encountered an error saying that: ...