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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   20024.54500754 -.00000042 +00000-0 -53364-4 0  9993
2    16 034.2629 213.0020 2027776 346.7915 008.6371 10.48718660443624
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2020 13:04:48
Eccentricity: 0.2027776
inclination: 34.2629°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.0020°
argument of perigee: 346.7915°
revolutions per day: 10.48718660
mean anomaly at epoch: 8.6371°
orbit number at epoch: 44362

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

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