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Location: Lucerne Valley
(34.4439°N, 116.9669°E)
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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 00016U 58002A   18108.86160855  .00000132  00000-0  19265-3 0  9991
2 00016  34.2602 277.5291 2023380 144.2787 231.1742 10.48643465375826
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2018 20:40:42
Eccentricity: 0.2023380
inclination: 34.2602°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.5291°
argument of perigee: 144.2787°
revolutions per day: 10.48643465
mean anomaly at epoch: 231.1742°
orbit number at epoch: 37582

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

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