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(49.4926°N, 18.5016°E)
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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   24055.79488938  .00000825  00000-0  11523-2 0  9993
2 00016  34.2579 223.8426 2022171 159.4668 210.0579 10.49108913600309
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2024 19:04:38
Eccentricity: 0.2022171
inclination: 34.2579°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4218 km
right ascension of ascending node: 223.8426°
argument of perigee: 159.4668°
revolutions per day: 10.49108913
mean anomaly at epoch: 210.0579°
orbit number at epoch: 60030

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

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