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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   19140.47886121 +.00000028 +00000-0 +57582-4 0  9995
2    16 034.2603 212.2621 2025761 016.5495 349.2419 10.48746747417479
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2019 11:29:33
Eccentricity: 0.2025761
inclination: 34.2603°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.2621°
argument of perigee: 16.5495°
revolutions per day: 10.48746747
mean anomaly at epoch: 349.2419°
orbit number at epoch: 41747

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

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