User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 12:15:26
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

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   16270.46428342  .00000570  00000-0  00000+0 0  9995
2 04366  46.5769 212.8098 6338866  74.0121   0.3958  0.21457683 30096
Epoch (UTC): 26 September 2016 11:08:34
Eccentricity: 0.6338866
inclination: 46.5769°
perigee height: 36769 km
apogee height: 186181 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.8098°
argument of perigee: 74.0121°
revolutions per day: 0.21457683
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.3958°
orbit number at epoch: 3009

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

DLR