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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   18114.76468909 +.00000157 +00000-0 +21505-3 0  9995
2    16 034.2614 260.4842 2023700 169.1779 196.0059 10.48645300376455
Epoch (UTC): 24 April 2018 18:21:09
Eccentricity: 0.2023700
inclination: 34.2614°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 260.4842°
argument of perigee: 169.1779°
revolutions per day: 10.48645300
mean anomaly at epoch: 196.0059°
orbit number at epoch: 37645

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

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