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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   18022.75064188 +.00000035 +00000-0 +57397-4 0  9997
2    16 034.2564 166.0584 2022042 141.2502 235.2027 10.48628825366796
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 18:00:55
Eccentricity: 0.2022042
inclination: 34.2564°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 166.0584°
argument of perigee: 141.2502°
revolutions per day: 10.48628825
mean anomaly at epoch: 235.2027°
orbit number at epoch: 36679

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

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