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Vela 3A - 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  1458U 65058A   18266.47681222 -.00000886 +00000-0 +00000-0 0  9990
2  1458 022.6140 002.4376 5103290 241.9932 358.8774 00.21413622006040
Epoch (UTC): 23 September 2018 11:26:36
Eccentricity: 0.5103290
inclination: 22.6140°
perigee height: 51410 km
apogee height: 171863 km
right ascension of ascending node: 2.4376°
argument of perigee: 241.9932°
revolutions per day: 0.21413622
mean anomaly at epoch: 358.8774°
orbit number at epoch: 604

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

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