User: anonymous   Login
Location: Key Biscayne
(25.6930°N, 80.1630°W)
Time: 11:54:08
(UTC-05:00)
Language:

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   17326.39528472 +.00000027 +00000-0 +87558-5 0  9998
2    16 034.2772 343.1341 2022919 242.6123 095.4614 10.48624049360352
Epoch (UTC): 22 November 2017 09:29:12
Eccentricity: 0.2022919
inclination: 34.2772°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 343.1341°
argument of perigee: 242.6123°
revolutions per day: 10.48624049
mean anomaly at epoch: 95.4614°
orbit number at epoch: 36035

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

DLR