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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   24053.79633375  .00000651  00000-0  91387-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2574 229.6190 2022102 151.0289 221.9442 10.49105109600097
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2024 19:06:43
Eccentricity: 0.2022102
inclination: 34.2574°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4218 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.6190°
argument of perigee: 151.0289°
revolutions per day: 10.49105109
mean anomaly at epoch: 221.9442°
orbit number at epoch: 60009

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

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