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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   20093.78622427 -.00000135 +00000-0 -20966-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2820 013.0303 2028319 278.7509 059.0005 10.48700249450891
Epoch (UTC): 02 April 2020 18:52:09
Eccentricity: 0.2028319
inclination: 34.2820°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 13.0303°
argument of perigee: 278.7509°
revolutions per day: 10.48700249
mean anomaly at epoch: 59.0005°
orbit number at epoch: 45089

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

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