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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   14305.10106504  .00000341  00000-0  00000+0 0  5400
2 00836 082.1791 325.4376 3297961 261.2489 359.9094 00.23907617 43939
Epoch (UTC): 01 November 2014 02:25:32
Eccentricity: 0.3297961
inclination: 82.1791°
perigee height: 67115 km
apogee height: 139444 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.4376°
argument of perigee: 261.2489°
revolutions per day: 0.23907617
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.9094°
orbit number at epoch: 4393

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

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