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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   24150.80492692  .00000619  00000-0  82763-3 0  9999
2 00016  34.2714 309.2595 2025367 200.4090 150.2560 10.49277383610283
Epoch (UTC): 29 May 2024 19:19:05
Eccentricity: 0.2025367
inclination: 34.2714°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4220 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.2595°
argument of perigee: 200.4090°
revolutions per day: 10.49277383
mean anomaly at epoch: 150.2560°
orbit number at epoch: 61028

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

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