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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   836U 64040A   17015.49748173 -.00000015 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9995
2   836 077.6868 314.2622 4649168 223.4977 359.6367 00.23915935002764
Epoch (UTC): 15 January 2017 11:56:22
Eccentricity: 0.4649168
inclination: 77.6868°
perigee height: 52284 km
apogee height: 154224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 314.2622°
argument of perigee: 223.4977°
revolutions per day: 0.23915935
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.6367°
orbit number at epoch: 276

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

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