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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   20222.86316343 -.00000108 +00000-0 -12769-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2655 000.3633 2023081 102.9341 280.3571 10.48677764464443
Epoch (UTC): 09 August 2020 20:42:57
Eccentricity: 0.2023081
inclination: 34.2655°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 0.3633°
argument of perigee: 102.9341°
revolutions per day: 10.48677764
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.3571°
orbit number at epoch: 46444

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

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