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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   18197.54155104 +.00000187 +00000-0 +25842-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2653 021.5126 2026403 158.1480 211.9633 10.48666061385147
Epoch (UTC): 16 July 2018 12:59:50
Eccentricity: 0.2026403
inclination: 34.2653°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 21.5126°
argument of perigee: 158.1480°
revolutions per day: 10.48666061
mean anomaly at epoch: 211.9633°
orbit number at epoch: 38514

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

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