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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   20048.45960204 -.00000177  00000-0 -21643-3 0  9992
2    16  34.2619 143.9231 2027885  87.6630 295.3090 10.48713023446123
Epoch (UTC): 17 February 2020 11:01:49
Eccentricity: 0.2027885
inclination: 34.2619°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 143.9231°
argument of perigee: 87.6630°
revolutions per day: 10.48713023
mean anomaly at epoch: 295.3090°
orbit number at epoch: 44612

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

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