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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   18195.92298775 +.00000180 +00000-0 +25231-3 0  9990
2    16 034.2650 026.1869 2026312 151.3219 221.5684 10.48665463384971
Epoch (UTC): 14 July 2018 22:09:06
Eccentricity: 0.2026312
inclination: 34.2650°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.1869°
argument of perigee: 151.3219°
revolutions per day: 10.48665463
mean anomaly at epoch: 221.5684°
orbit number at epoch: 38497

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

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