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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   18047.41175491 +.00000104 +00000-0 +11845-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2746 094.8799 2022753 245.2358 092.4938 10.48630541369387
Epoch (UTC): 16 February 2018 09:52:55
Eccentricity: 0.2022753
inclination: 34.2746°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 94.8799°
argument of perigee: 245.2358°
revolutions per day: 10.48630541
mean anomaly at epoch: 92.4938°
orbit number at epoch: 36938

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

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