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Telstar 2 - 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   573U 63013A   18265.46357010 -.00000044 +00000-0 -42279-3 0  9993
2   573 042.7702 085.2082 4014860 312.1588 026.7007 06.39258266405485
Epoch (UTC): 22 September 2018 11:07:32
Eccentricity: 0.4014860
inclination: 42.7702°
perigee height: 962 km
apogee height: 10809 km
right ascension of ascending node: 85.2082°
argument of perigee: 312.1588°
revolutions per day: 6.39258266
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.7007°
orbit number at epoch: 40548

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

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