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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 00016U 58002A   24196.31366735  .00000579  00000-0  81647-3 0  9998
2 00016  34.2584 177.7077 2024944  32.4756 338.5653 10.49319259615067
Epoch (UTC): 14 July 2024 07:31:40
Eccentricity: 0.2024944
inclination: 34.2584°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4219 km
right ascension of ascending node: 177.7077°
argument of perigee: 32.4756°
revolutions per day: 10.49319259
mean anomaly at epoch: 338.5653°
orbit number at epoch: 61506

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

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