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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   20049.50740889 -.00000176 +00000-0 -21482-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2621 140.8970 2027910 092.0807 291.1663 10.48712717446249
Epoch (UTC): 18 February 2020 12:10:40
Eccentricity: 0.2027910
inclination: 34.2621°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 140.8970°
argument of perigee: 92.0807°
revolutions per day: 10.48712717
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.1663°
orbit number at epoch: 44624

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

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