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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 01458U 65058A   16338.36269379 -.00001079  00000-0  00000+0 0  9995
2 01458  23.9567   8.1380 5001479 216.3631   1.2291  0.21282723 78759
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 2016 08:42:16
Eccentricity: 0.5001479
inclination: 23.9567°
perigee height: 52853 km
apogee height: 171387 km
right ascension of ascending node: 8.1380°
argument of perigee: 216.3631°
revolutions per day: 0.21282723
mean anomaly at epoch: 1.2291°
orbit number at epoch: 7875

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

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