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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   18019.79861575 +.00000016 +00000-0 +36792-4 0  9997
2    16 034.2558 174.5807 2022149 128.8023 251.1166 10.48628612366489
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2018 19:10:00
Eccentricity: 0.2022149
inclination: 34.2558°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 174.5807°
argument of perigee: 128.8023°
revolutions per day: 10.48628612
mean anomaly at epoch: 251.1166°
orbit number at epoch: 36648

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

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