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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   16243.60246849 -.00000120  00000-0  00000+0 0  9999
2 00836  78.8641 316.2822 4220084 227.9807   0.3306  0.23912767 45538
Epoch (UTC): 30 August 2016 14:27:33
Eccentricity: 0.4220084
inclination: 78.8641°
perigee height: 56994 km
apogee height: 149534 km
right ascension of ascending node: 316.2822°
argument of perigee: 227.9807°
revolutions per day: 0.23912767
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.3306°
orbit number at epoch: 4553

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

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