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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   20028.83284174 -.00000107 +00000-0 -13424-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2601 200.6150 2027618 004.8811 356.8687 10.48717883444076
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2020 19:59:17
Eccentricity: 0.2027618
inclination: 34.2601°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 200.6150°
argument of perigee: 4.8811°
revolutions per day: 10.48717883
mean anomaly at epoch: 356.8687°
orbit number at epoch: 44407

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

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