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Vela 3A - 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  1458U 65058A   17150.65594186 -.00001600 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9998
2  1458 023.7135 006.4197 5043837 223.7698 000.5731 00.21365959079131
Epoch (UTC): 30 May 2017 15:44:33
Eccentricity: 0.5043837
inclination: 23.7135°
perigee height: 52199 km
apogee height: 171425 km
right ascension of ascending node: 6.4197°
argument of perigee: 223.7698°
revolutions per day: 0.21365959
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.5731°
orbit number at epoch: 7913

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

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