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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   24141.86095553  .00001120  00000-0  15346-2 0  9990
2    16  34.2673 335.1186 2024788 162.6537 205.4940 10.49263635609336
Epoch (UTC): 20 May 2024 20:39:46
Eccentricity: 0.2024788
inclination: 34.2673°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4220 km
right ascension of ascending node: 335.1186°
argument of perigee: 162.6537°
revolutions per day: 10.49263635
mean anomaly at epoch: 205.4940°
orbit number at epoch: 60933

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

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