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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   20056.55532382 -.00000134 +00000-0 -16718-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2621 120.5423 2027981 121.7927 259.6216 10.48711007446972
Epoch (UTC): 25 February 2020 13:19:39
Eccentricity: 0.2027981
inclination: 34.2621°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 120.5423°
argument of perigee: 121.7927°
revolutions per day: 10.48711007
mean anomaly at epoch: 259.6216°
orbit number at epoch: 44697

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

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