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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   19296.48576272 -.00000055  00000-0 -86881-4 0  9997
2    16  34.2726 121.7474 2028065 314.4149  30.6970 10.48737923433849
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2019 11:39:29
Eccentricity: 0.2028065
inclination: 34.2726°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 121.7474°
argument of perigee: 314.4149°
revolutions per day: 10.48737923
mean anomaly at epoch: 30.6970°
orbit number at epoch: 43384

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

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