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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   20018.63747519 -.00000014 +00000-0 -26856-4 0  9993
2    16 034.2681 230.0651 2028203 321.8749 025.4068 10.48719119443008
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2020 15:17:57
Eccentricity: 0.2028203
inclination: 34.2681°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 230.0651°
argument of perigee: 321.8749°
revolutions per day: 10.48719119
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.4068°
orbit number at epoch: 44300

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

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