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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   20221.81540995 -.00000106 +00000-0 -12458-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2655 003.3873 2023131 098.5175 284.8355 10.48677956464333
Epoch (UTC): 08 August 2020 19:34:11
Eccentricity: 0.2023131
inclination: 34.2655°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.3873°
argument of perigee: 98.5175°
revolutions per day: 10.48677956
mean anomaly at epoch: 284.8355°
orbit number at epoch: 46433

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

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