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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   19344.87766928 -.00000131 +00000-0 -17979-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2671 341.9844 2027968 158.4949 211.4778 10.48728155438937
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2019 21:03:50
Eccentricity: 0.2027968
inclination: 34.2671°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 341.9844°
argument of perigee: 158.4949°
revolutions per day: 10.48728155
mean anomaly at epoch: 211.4778°
orbit number at epoch: 43893

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

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