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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   24200.59875304  .00000863  00000-0  12078-2 0  9998
2 00016  34.2594 165.3159 2025045  50.5715 325.7368 10.49326169615510
Epoch (UTC): 18 July 2024 14:22:12
Eccentricity: 0.2025045
inclination: 34.2594°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4219 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.3159°
argument of perigee: 50.5715°
revolutions per day: 10.49326169
mean anomaly at epoch: 325.7368°
orbit number at epoch: 61551

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

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