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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   70216.57361109 -.00000059 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 00008
2 01458 031.7866 172.9731 2320609 230.4169 264.9005 00.21484576042401
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 1970 13:45:59
Eccentricity: 0.2320609
inclination: 31.7866°
perigee height: 84051 km
apogee height: 138705 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.9731°
argument of perigee: 230.4169°
revolutions per day: 0.21484576
mean anomaly at epoch: 264.9005°
orbit number at epoch: 4240

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

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