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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  3954U 69046D   17006.02609932  .00000838  00000-0  10000-3 0  9994
2  3954  51.8008 241.5534 5676989  77.7282 337.5303  0.21508210 37410
Epoch (UTC): 06 January 2017 00:37:34
Eccentricity: 0.5676989
inclination: 51.8008°
perigee height: 44490 km
apogee height: 178091 km
right ascension of ascending node: 241.5534°
argument of perigee: 77.7282°
revolutions per day: 0.21508210
mean anomaly at epoch: 337.5303°
orbit number at epoch: 3741

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

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