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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   18048.45945081 +.00000102 +00000-0 +11510-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2751 091.8574 2022796 249.6503 087.6184 10.48630640369499
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2018 11:01:36
Eccentricity: 0.2022796
inclination: 34.2751°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 91.8574°
argument of perigee: 249.6503°
revolutions per day: 10.48630640
mean anomaly at epoch: 87.6184°
orbit number at epoch: 36949

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

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