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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   24138.91115822  .00001105  00000-0  15210-2 0  9997
2 00016  34.2664 343.6472 2024726 150.2003 223.1105 10.49256398609036
Epoch (UTC): 17 May 2024 21:52:04
Eccentricity: 0.2024726
inclination: 34.2664°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4220 km
right ascension of ascending node: 343.6472°
argument of perigee: 150.2003°
revolutions per day: 10.49256398
mean anomaly at epoch: 223.1105°
orbit number at epoch: 60903

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

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