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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   20028.54698574 -.00000107 +00000-0 -13457-3 0  9995
2    16 034.2602 201.4409 2027624 003.6750 357.6522 10.48717937444043
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2020 13:07:39
Eccentricity: 0.2027624
inclination: 34.2602°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 201.4409°
argument of perigee: 3.6750°
revolutions per day: 10.48717937
mean anomaly at epoch: 357.6522°
orbit number at epoch: 44404

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

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