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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   20300.20700405 +.00000039 +00000-0 +85652-4 0  9997
2    16 034.2567 137.1131 2021560 069.0272 311.4124 10.48677331472565
Epoch (UTC): 26 October 2020 04:58:05
Eccentricity: 0.2021560
inclination: 34.2567°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 137.1131°
argument of perigee: 69.0272°
revolutions per day: 10.48677331
mean anomaly at epoch: 311.4124°
orbit number at epoch: 47256

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

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