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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   18018.84628255 +.00000010 +00000-0 +29643-4 0  9999
2    16 034.2558 177.3300 2022180 124.7868 255.9985 10.48628550366386
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2018 20:18:38
Eccentricity: 0.2022180
inclination: 34.2558°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.3300°
argument of perigee: 124.7868°
revolutions per day: 10.48628550
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.9985°
orbit number at epoch: 36638

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

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