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Telstar 2 - 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   573U 63013A   17294.63217250 +.00000007 +00000-0 +41456-3 0  9997
2   573 042.7825 079.4426 4008320 263.4451 085.8152 06.39251448384005
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 15:10:19
Eccentricity: 0.4008320
inclination: 42.7825°
perigee height: 970 km
apogee height: 10801 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.4426°
argument of perigee: 263.4451°
revolutions per day: 6.39251448
mean anomaly at epoch: 85.8152°
orbit number at epoch: 38400

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

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