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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   15184.30684063  .00000753  00000-0  00000+0 0  9999
2 03954 054.8881 265.4318 6878763 086.9768 000.4430 00.21520995 36211
Epoch (UTC): 03 July 2015 07:21:51
Eccentricity: 0.6878763
inclination: 54.8881°
perigee height: 30334 km
apogee height: 192153 km
right ascension of ascending node: 265.4318°
argument of perigee: 86.9768°
revolutions per day: 0.21520995
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.4430°
orbit number at epoch: 3621

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

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