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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   15216.27369248 -.00000999  00000-0  00000+0 0  9996
2 01459 004.5135 063.0209 4164531 289.9442 358.5626 00.21044647 39545
Epoch (UTC): 04 August 2015 06:34:07
Eccentricity: 0.4164531
inclination: 4.5135°
perigee height: 63292 km
apogee height: 162733 km
right ascension of ascending node: 63.0209°
argument of perigee: 289.9442°
revolutions per day: 0.21044647
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.5626°
orbit number at epoch: 3954

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

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