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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   18201.54014196 +.00000188 +00000-0 +25172-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2668 009.9645 2026624 175.0118 187.4414 10.48667298385563
Epoch (UTC): 20 July 2018 12:57:48
Eccentricity: 0.2026624
inclination: 34.2668°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 9.9645°
argument of perigee: 175.0118°
revolutions per day: 10.48667298
mean anomaly at epoch: 187.4414°
orbit number at epoch: 38556

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

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