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Vela 2B - 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   837U 64040B   69337.00000000 +.00000442 +00000-0 +10000-3 0 0001 
2   837 037.6659 173.3149 4104709 050.3309 267.4881 00.2401370900471 
Epoch (UTC): 03 December 1969 00:00:00
Eccentricity: 0.4104709
inclination: 37.6659°
perigee height: 58078 km
apogee height: 147835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 173.3149°
argument of perigee: 50.3309°
revolutions per day: 0.24013709
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.4881°
orbit number at epoch: 471

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

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