# Tesla Roadster new orbital elements [closed]

Has a TLE been posted somewhere for the Tesla Roadster in its new orbit out past Mars? I was hoping to paste it into SN7. Thanks

## 2 Answers

They're available on JPL Horizons. Here is a simulation of the Tesla's orbit I made using Horizons data, described further here:

If you want the orbital elements or state vectors at any point in time, make sure the simulation is paused, then menu Objects > Edit Orbital Elements or Edit State Vectors will show them to you.

TLEs are only for Earth orbiting objects. The best source of raw data is JPL Horizons. I don't know how you might put that in to SN7, but...

• -1 It might be better to point to where these have been already answered in much greater detail than to post a terse re-answer. The site is better when we work hard to point to the best answers. I know you've been extremely busy with this site for the last week, maybe better to let someone else with more time answer than to answer quickly? I've added a close vote and comment above. – uhoh Feb 12 '18 at 7:58