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Telstar 1 - 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   340U 62029A   18020.22405039 -.00000005 +00000-0 +24278-3 0  9994
2   340 044.7964 272.2069 2422070 159.0384 354.6100 09.12861606852056
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 05:22:37
Eccentricity: 0.2422070
inclination: 44.7964°
perigee height: 950 km
apogee height: 5635 km
right ascension of ascending node: 272.2069°
argument of perigee: 159.0384°
revolutions per day: 9.12861606
mean anomaly at epoch: 354.6100°
orbit number at epoch: 85205

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

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