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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   20017.77995922 -.00000024  00000-0 -42566-4 0  9997
2    16  34.2691 232.5417 2028267 318.2589  27.9500 10.48719199442902
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2020 18:43:08
Eccentricity: 0.2028267
inclination: 34.2691°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 232.5417°
argument of perigee: 318.2589°
revolutions per day: 10.48719199
mean anomaly at epoch: 27.9500°
orbit number at epoch: 44290

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

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