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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   18174.87368770 +.00000102 +00000-0 +17158-3 0  9997
2    16 034.2634 086.9586 2025376 062.5748 316.6135 10.48658112382767
Epoch (UTC): 23 June 2018 20:58:06
Eccentricity: 0.2025376
inclination: 34.2634°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 86.9586°
argument of perigee: 62.5748°
revolutions per day: 10.48658112
mean anomaly at epoch: 316.6135°
orbit number at epoch: 38276

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

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