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Vela 1A - 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 00692U 63039C   16236.66862231 -.00001366  00000-0  00000+0 0  9996
2 00692  36.7906 355.8310 5491260 178.9757 358.7337  0.21853728 42666
Epoch (UTC): 23 August 2016 16:02:48
Eccentricity: 0.5491260
inclination: 36.7906°
perigee height: 46115 km
apogee height: 173979 km
right ascension of ascending node: 355.8310°
argument of perigee: 178.9757°
revolutions per day: 0.21853728
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.7337°
orbit number at epoch: 4266

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

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