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Vela 6B - 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  4368U 70027B   83003.00024306 -.00000501 +00000-0 +10000-3 0 0006 
2  4368 057.3500 065.6307 0668113 079.1100 274.6481 00.2146720900359 
Epoch (UTC): 03 January 1983 00:00:21
Eccentricity: 0.0668113
inclination: 57.3500°
perigee height: 103569 km
apogee height: 119312 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.6307°
argument of perigee: 79.1100°
revolutions per day: 0.21467209
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.6481°
orbit number at epoch: 359

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

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