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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   18320.31345089  .00000165  00000-0  21438-3 0  9992
2    16  34.2771  26.9946 2028937 315.7369  29.7420 10.48707383398021
Epoch (UTC): 16 November 2018 07:31:22
Eccentricity: 0.2028937
inclination: 34.2771°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.9946°
argument of perigee: 315.7369°
revolutions per day: 10.48707383
mean anomaly at epoch: 29.7420°
orbit number at epoch: 39802

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

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