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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   17001.67583069  .00000938  00000-0  00000+0 0  9998
2 03954  51.7932 241.7068 5712440  77.6947   0.4420  0.21512163 37394
Epoch (UTC): 01 January 2017 16:13:11
Eccentricity: 0.5712440
inclination: 51.7932°
perigee height: 44067 km
apogee height: 178485 km
right ascension of ascending node: 241.7068°
argument of perigee: 77.6947°
revolutions per day: 0.21512163
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.4420°
orbit number at epoch: 3739

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

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