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Vela 1B - 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 00674U 63039A   68097.53333329 -.00000049 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 00006
2 00674 037.4173 179.5063 1492017 232.6649 033.0763 00.22215949003639
Epoch (UTC): 06 April 1968 12:47:59
Eccentricity: 0.1492017
inclination: 37.4173°
perigee height: 91597 km
apogee height: 125961 km
right ascension of ascending node: 179.5063°
argument of perigee: 232.6649°
revolutions per day: 0.22215949
mean anomaly at epoch: 33.0763°
orbit number at epoch: 363

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

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