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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   18145.43020285 +.00000081 +00000-0 +93900-4 0  9999
2    16 034.2710 171.9723 2025799 298.4136 042.7027 10.48654682379671
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2018 10:19:29
Eccentricity: 0.2025799
inclination: 34.2710°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.9723°
argument of perigee: 298.4136°
revolutions per day: 10.48654682
mean anomaly at epoch: 42.7027°
orbit number at epoch: 37967

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

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