User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 05:26:57
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

Vela 2A - 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 00836U 64040A   16185.09910009 -.00000059  00000-0  00000+0 0  9994
2 00836  79.3246 317.0724 4049256 230.1023   0.2088  0.23916093 45397
Epoch (UTC): 03 July 2016 02:22:42
Eccentricity: 0.4049256
inclination: 79.3246°
perigee height: 58861 km
apogee height: 147646 km
right ascension of ascending node: 317.0724°
argument of perigee: 230.1023°
revolutions per day: 0.23916093
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.2088°
orbit number at epoch: 4539

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

DLR