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Vela 5A - 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 03954U 69046D   16042.37745477  .00000629  00000-0  00000+0 0  9999
2 03954  53.7143 254.0972 6349786  85.1647 359.5035  0.21516508 36691
Epoch (UTC): 11 February 2016 09:03:32
Eccentricity: 0.6349786
inclination: 53.7143°
perigee height: 36562 km
apogee height: 185958 km
right ascension of ascending node: 254.0972°
argument of perigee: 85.1647°
revolutions per day: 0.21516508
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.5035°
orbit number at epoch: 3669

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

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