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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   18173.15868261 +.00000103 +00000-0 +17261-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2628 091.9099 2025309 055.3427 322.1803 10.48657670382576
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2018 03:48:30
Eccentricity: 0.2025309
inclination: 34.2628°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 91.9099°
argument of perigee: 55.3427°
revolutions per day: 10.48657670
mean anomaly at epoch: 322.1803°
orbit number at epoch: 38257

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

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