User: anonymous   Login
Location: Unspecified
(0.0000°N, 0.0000°E)
Time: 22:57:53
(UTC+00:00)
Language:

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   18345.94434201 +.00000140 +00000-0 +22074-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2652 312.9656 2027967 063.8235 315.6522 10.48715862400722
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2018 22:39:51
Eccentricity: 0.2027967
inclination: 34.2652°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 312.9656°
argument of perigee: 63.8235°
revolutions per day: 10.48715862
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.6522°
orbit number at epoch: 40072

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

DLR