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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   18110.67070685 +.00000159 +00000-0 +22710-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2602 272.3056 2023454 151.9089 220.7317 10.48644052376028
Epoch (UTC): 20 April 2018 16:05:49
Eccentricity: 0.2023454
inclination: 34.2602°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 272.3056°
argument of perigee: 151.9089°
revolutions per day: 10.48644052
mean anomaly at epoch: 220.7317°
orbit number at epoch: 37602

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

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