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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   16113.64844824 -.00000981  00000-0  00000+0 0  9998
2 00692  37.3136 357.5582 5559976 172.5367   0.8602  0.22086783 42394
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2016 15:33:45
Eccentricity: 0.5559976
inclination: 37.3136°
perigee height: 44950 km
apogee height: 173502 km
right ascension of ascending node: 357.5582°
argument of perigee: 172.5367°
revolutions per day: 0.22086783
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.8602°
orbit number at epoch: 4239

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

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