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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   17306.86866317 -.00000858  00000-0  00000+0 0  9996
2 01459  13.1235  53.9280 4776632 318.1032   0.6564  0.21449151 41302
Epoch (UTC): 02 November 2017 20:50:52
Eccentricity: 0.4776632
inclination: 13.1235°
perigee height: 55197 km
apogee height: 167815 km
right ascension of ascending node: 53.9280°
argument of perigee: 318.1032°
revolutions per day: 0.21449151
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.6564°
orbit number at epoch: 4130

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

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