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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   19258.10880878 -.00000071  00000-0 -96174-4 0  9998
2    16  34.2599 232.5681 2026364 152.6092 219.7761 10.48743014429815
Epoch (UTC): 15 September 2019 02:36:41
Eccentricity: 0.2026364
inclination: 34.2599°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 232.5681°
argument of perigee: 152.6092°
revolutions per day: 10.48743014
mean anomaly at epoch: 219.7761°
orbit number at epoch: 42981

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

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