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Location: Bonny Doon Airfield
(37.0704°N, 122.1252°W)
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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   17292.68640427 +.00000006 +00000-0 +32584-4 0  9992
2    16 034.2603 080.4254 2023052 100.4981 282.8442 10.48625147356818
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 16:28:25
Eccentricity: 0.2023052
inclination: 34.2603°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.4254°
argument of perigee: 100.4981°
revolutions per day: 10.48625147
mean anomaly at epoch: 282.8442°
orbit number at epoch: 35681

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

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