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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 00016U 58002A   24057.50786669  .00000837  00000-0  11642-2 0  9991
2 00016  34.2585 218.8917 2022278 166.6998 199.6181 10.49111296600487
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2024 12:11:19
Eccentricity: 0.2022278
inclination: 34.2585°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4218 km
right ascension of ascending node: 218.8917°
argument of perigee: 166.6998°
revolutions per day: 10.49111296
mean anomaly at epoch: 199.6181°
orbit number at epoch: 60048

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

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