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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   18053.12692807 +.00000083 +00000-0 +89507-4 0  9998
2    16 034.2767 078.3928 2022968 269.3145 067.6792 10.48631285369984
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2018 03:02:46
Eccentricity: 0.2022968
inclination: 34.2767°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 78.3928°
argument of perigee: 269.3145°
revolutions per day: 10.48631285
mean anomaly at epoch: 67.6792°
orbit number at epoch: 36998

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

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