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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   18050.45970706 +.00000097 +00000-0 +10778-3 0  9996
2    16 034.2761 086.0872 2022878 258.0774 078.7272 10.48630909369680
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2018 11:01:58
Eccentricity: 0.2022878
inclination: 34.2761°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 86.0872°
argument of perigee: 258.0774°
revolutions per day: 10.48630909
mean anomaly at epoch: 78.7272°
orbit number at epoch: 36968

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

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