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Location: Bonny Doon Airfield
(37.0704°N, 122.1252°W)
Time: 04:46:02
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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   19021.50926579 +.00000109 +00000-0 +12080-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2712 195.8048 2028343 234.9076 104.4364 10.48726651404983
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2019 12:13:20
Eccentricity: 0.2028343
inclination: 34.2712°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 195.8048°
argument of perigee: 234.9076°
revolutions per day: 10.48726651
mean anomaly at epoch: 104.4364°
orbit number at epoch: 40498

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

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