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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   18052.36484110 +.00000088 +00000-0 +96168-4 0  9995
2    16 034.2767 080.5913 2022946 266.1038 070.7456 10.48631204369900
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2018 08:45:22
Eccentricity: 0.2022946
inclination: 34.2767°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.5913°
argument of perigee: 266.1038°
revolutions per day: 10.48631204
mean anomaly at epoch: 70.7456°
orbit number at epoch: 36990

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

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