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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 00016U 58002A   24102.34943663  .00000546  00000-0  76336-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2651  89.3264 2024165 355.8822   2.7138 10.49177110605198
Epoch (UTC): 11 April 2024 08:23:11
Eccentricity: 0.2024165
inclination: 34.2651°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4220 km
right ascension of ascending node: 89.3264°
argument of perigee: 355.8822°
revolutions per day: 10.49177110
mean anomaly at epoch: 2.7138°
orbit number at epoch: 60519

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

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