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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   16214.34876019 -.00000182  00000-0  00000+0 0  9994
2 00836  79.1106 316.6865 4134024 228.9912   0.1368  0.23913744 45469
Epoch (UTC): 01 August 2016 08:22:12
Eccentricity: 0.4134024
inclination: 79.1106°
perigee height: 57936 km
apogee height: 148586 km
right ascension of ascending node: 316.6865°
argument of perigee: 228.9912°
revolutions per day: 0.23913744
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.1368°
orbit number at epoch: 4546

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

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