User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 14:41:40
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

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   18351.18388083  .00000126  00000-0  20070-3 0  9990
2    16  34.2650 297.8347 2027895  85.9165 296.9118 10.48717543401265
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2018 04:24:47
Eccentricity: 0.2027895
inclination: 34.2650°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 297.8347°
argument of perigee: 85.9165°
revolutions per day: 10.48717543
mean anomaly at epoch: 296.9118°
orbit number at epoch: 40126

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

DLR