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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   20219.81505211 -.00000104 +00000-0 -11957-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2654 009.1610 2023223 090.0856 293.0007 10.48678296464121
Epoch (UTC): 06 August 2020 19:33:40
Eccentricity: 0.2023223
inclination: 34.2654°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.1610°
argument of perigee: 90.0856°
revolutions per day: 10.48678296
mean anomaly at epoch: 293.0007°
orbit number at epoch: 46412

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

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