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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   18175.06424000 +.00000104 +00000-0 +17440-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2635 086.4085 2025382 063.3785 315.9809 10.48658188382789
Epoch (UTC): 24 June 2018 01:32:30
Eccentricity: 0.2025382
inclination: 34.2635°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 86.4085°
argument of perigee: 63.3785°
revolutions per day: 10.48658188
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.9809°
orbit number at epoch: 38278

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

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