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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   17022.08188071 -.00000885  00000-0  00000+0 0  9994
2 00692  35.5455 353.5836 5420835 185.9653 358.6060  0.21774109 42996
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2017 01:57:54
Eccentricity: 0.5420835
inclination: 35.5455°
perigee height: 47065 km
apogee height: 173596 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.5836°
argument of perigee: 185.9653°
revolutions per day: 0.21774109
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.6060°
orbit number at epoch: 4299

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

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