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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   20027.87998813 -.00000096 +00000-0 -12034-3 0  9996
2    16 034.2606 203.3679 2027646 000.8611 359.4792 10.48718110443970
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2020 21:07:10
Eccentricity: 0.2027646
inclination: 34.2606°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 203.3679°
argument of perigee: 0.8611°
revolutions per day: 10.48718110
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.4792°
orbit number at epoch: 44397

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

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