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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   24143.76395347  .00000945  00000-0  12898-2 0  9998
2 00016  34.2679 329.6164 2024898 170.6869 193.7989 10.49267174609542
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2024 18:20:05
Eccentricity: 0.2024898
inclination: 34.2679°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4220 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.6164°
argument of perigee: 170.6869°
revolutions per day: 10.49267174
mean anomaly at epoch: 193.7989°
orbit number at epoch: 60954

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

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