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Vela 3B - 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 01459U 65058B   17054.81529598 -.00001168  00000-0  00000+0 0  9993
2 01459   9.9656  59.8389 4608575 304.5148 358.8861  0.21443033 40764
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 19:34:01
Eccentricity: 0.4608575
inclination: 9.9656°
perigee height: 57190 km
apogee height: 165867 km
right ascension of ascending node: 59.8389°
argument of perigee: 304.5148°
revolutions per day: 0.21443033
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.8861°
orbit number at epoch: 4076

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

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