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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   18114.47907205 +.00000157 +00000-0 +21588-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2613 261.3089 2023674 167.9731 197.7666 10.48645190376427
Epoch (UTC): 24 April 2018 11:29:51
Eccentricity: 0.2023674
inclination: 34.2613°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 261.3089°
argument of perigee: 167.9731°
revolutions per day: 10.48645190
mean anomaly at epoch: 197.7666°
orbit number at epoch: 37642

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

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