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Location: Bonny Doon Airfield
(37.0704°N, 122.1252°W)
Time: 18:37:53
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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   18232.49190539  .00000208  00000-0  27020-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2741 280.6164 2027992 305.4519  37.2906 10.48678974388803
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2018 11:48:20
Eccentricity: 0.2027992
inclination: 34.2741°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.6164°
argument of perigee: 305.4519°
revolutions per day: 10.48678974
mean anomaly at epoch: 37.2906°
orbit number at epoch: 38880

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

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