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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 00573U 63013A   18019.85701744  .00000008  00000-0  84471-3 0  9998
2 00573  42.7705 344.3698 4008642  13.0661   1.8384  6.39259755390018
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2018 20:34:06
Eccentricity: 0.4008642
inclination: 42.7705°
perigee height: 969 km
apogee height: 10801 km
right ascension of ascending node: 344.3698°
argument of perigee: 13.0661°
revolutions per day: 6.39259755
mean anomaly at epoch: 1.8384°
orbit number at epoch: 39001

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

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