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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   16279.38793459 +.00000400 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9993
2  3954 052.4102 244.8628 5821972 080.1528 000.9877 00.21487843005394
Epoch (UTC): 05 October 2016 09:18:37
Eccentricity: 0.5821972
inclination: 52.4102°
perigee height: 42815 km
apogee height: 179914 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.8628°
argument of perigee: 80.1528°
revolutions per day: 0.21487843
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.9877°
orbit number at epoch: 539

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

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