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Vela 6A - 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 04366U 70027A   17048.73668276  .00000788  00000-0  00000+0 0  9992
2 04366  45.2845 206.3509 6517234  71.3661   0.7660  0.21476454 30405
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2017 17:40:49
Eccentricity: 0.6517234
inclination: 45.2845°
perigee height: 34643 km
apogee height: 188169 km
right ascension of ascending node: 206.3509°
argument of perigee: 71.3661°
revolutions per day: 0.21476454
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.7660°
orbit number at epoch: 3040

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

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