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Vanguard 1 Rocket - 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    16U 58002A   18111.81324899 +.00000172 +00000-0 +24250-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2604 269.0065 2023500 156.7278 213.9636 10.48644430376149
Epoch (UTC): 21 April 2018 19:31:04
Eccentricity: 0.2023500
inclination: 34.2604°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 269.0065°
argument of perigee: 156.7278°
revolutions per day: 10.48644430
mean anomaly at epoch: 213.9636°
orbit number at epoch: 37614

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

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