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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   18175.73116700 +.00000106 +00000-0 +17716-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2636 084.4832 2025416 066.1906 313.7440 10.48658383382854
Epoch (UTC): 24 June 2018 17:32:52
Eccentricity: 0.2025416
inclination: 34.2636°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 84.4832°
argument of perigee: 66.1906°
revolutions per day: 10.48658383
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.7440°
orbit number at epoch: 38285

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

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