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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   24198.31340828  .00000602  00000-0  84995-3 0  9991
2 00016  34.2588 171.9245 2024982  40.9208 332.6950 10.49321607615270
Epoch (UTC): 16 July 2024 07:31:18
Eccentricity: 0.2024982
inclination: 34.2588°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4219 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.9245°
argument of perigee: 40.9208°
revolutions per day: 10.49321607
mean anomaly at epoch: 332.6950°
orbit number at epoch: 61527

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

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