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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   18228.58565673 +.00000204 +00000-0 +25816-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2777 291.8919 2028069 288.9900 050.2532 10.48677529388400
Epoch (UTC): 16 August 2018 14:03:20
Eccentricity: 0.2028069
inclination: 34.2777°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 291.8919°
argument of perigee: 288.9900°
revolutions per day: 10.48677529
mean anomaly at epoch: 50.2532°
orbit number at epoch: 38840

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

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