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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   16042.36185310  .00000821  00000-0  00000+0 0  9995
2 04366  48.2953 222.5477 6351570  78.9882 359.8699  0.21469547 29604
Epoch (UTC): 11 February 2016 08:41:04
Eccentricity: 0.6351570
inclination: 48.2953°
perigee height: 36604 km
apogee height: 186259 km
right ascension of ascending node: 222.5477°
argument of perigee: 78.9882°
revolutions per day: 0.21469547
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.8699°
orbit number at epoch: 2960

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

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