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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   19339.83163250 -.00000125 +00000-0 -16158-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2663 356.5597 2027804 137.2116 240.5470 10.48729432438408
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2019 19:57:33
Eccentricity: 0.2027804
inclination: 34.2663°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 356.5597°
argument of perigee: 137.2116°
revolutions per day: 10.48729432
mean anomaly at epoch: 240.5470°
orbit number at epoch: 43840

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

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