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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   20051.60291664 -.00000177 +00000-0 -21867-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2623 134.8451 2028004 100.9138 282.4806 10.48712236446461
Epoch (UTC): 20 February 2020 14:28:11
Eccentricity: 0.2028004
inclination: 34.2623°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 134.8451°
argument of perigee: 100.9138°
revolutions per day: 10.48712236
mean anomaly at epoch: 282.4806°
orbit number at epoch: 44646

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

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