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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   20195.80453432 -.00000128 +00000-0 -17367-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2670 078.4805 2024501 348.8396 007.3029 10.48682997461600
Epoch (UTC): 13 July 2020 19:18:31
Eccentricity: 0.2024501
inclination: 34.2670°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 78.4805°
argument of perigee: 348.8396°
revolutions per day: 10.48682997
mean anomaly at epoch: 7.3029°
orbit number at epoch: 46160

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

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