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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   20216.86191943 -.00000108 +00000-0 -12346-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2648 017.6856 2023372 077.6337 304.2092 10.48678793463816
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2020 20:41:09
Eccentricity: 0.2023372
inclination: 34.2648°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.6856°
argument of perigee: 77.6337°
revolutions per day: 10.48678793
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.2092°
orbit number at epoch: 46381

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

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