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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   18054.46062374 +.00000076 +00000-0 +81272-4 0  9999
2    16 034.2768 074.5454 2023006 274.9332 062.4772 10.48631417370105
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2018 11:03:17
Eccentricity: 0.2023006
inclination: 34.2768°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 74.5454°
argument of perigee: 274.9332°
revolutions per day: 10.48631417
mean anomaly at epoch: 62.4772°
orbit number at epoch: 37010

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

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