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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   20269.90665182 -.00000004 +00000-0 -23063-4 0  9992
2    16 034.2712 224.5808 2022666 301.2423 040.5355 10.48675835469385
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2020 21:45:34
Eccentricity: 0.2022666
inclination: 34.2712°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 224.5808°
argument of perigee: 301.2423°
revolutions per day: 10.48675835
mean anomaly at epoch: 40.5355°
orbit number at epoch: 46938

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

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