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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   18203.53938597 +.00000186 +00000-0 +24453-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2682 004.1909 2026744 183.4431 174.9942 10.48667972385772
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2018 12:56:42
Eccentricity: 0.2026744
inclination: 34.2682°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 4.1909°
argument of perigee: 183.4431°
revolutions per day: 10.48667972
mean anomaly at epoch: 174.9942°
orbit number at epoch: 38577

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

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