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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   20294.87151237 +.00000052 +00000-0 +10203-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2565 152.5162 2021430 046.5274 328.6649 10.48676667471995
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2020 20:54:58
Eccentricity: 0.2021430
inclination: 34.2565°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 152.5162°
argument of perigee: 46.5274°
revolutions per day: 10.48676667
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.6649°
orbit number at epoch: 47199

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

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