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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   20144.27986952 -.00000072 +00000-0 -87012-4 0  9994
2    16 034.2598 227.2304 2025420 131.6329 247.6344 10.48687750456191
Epoch (UTC): 23 May 2020 06:43:00
Eccentricity: 0.2025420
inclination: 34.2598°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 227.2304°
argument of perigee: 131.6329°
revolutions per day: 10.48687750
mean anomaly at epoch: 247.6344°
orbit number at epoch: 45619

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

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