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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   20017.87523829 -.00000019 +00000-0 -34542-4 0  9990
2    16 034.2689 232.2665 2028253 318.6607 027.6656 10.48719210442926
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2020 21:00:20
Eccentricity: 0.2028253
inclination: 34.2689°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 232.2665°
argument of perigee: 318.6607°
revolutions per day: 10.48719210
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.6656°
orbit number at epoch: 44292

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

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