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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    16U 58002A   17112.65159126 -.00000161 +00000-0 -19277-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2622 240.1930 2028431 061.4974 317.4834 10.48646318337912
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 15:38:17
Eccentricity: 0.2028431
inclination: 34.2622°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.1930°
argument of perigee: 61.4974°
revolutions per day: 10.48646318
mean anomaly at epoch: 317.4834°
orbit number at epoch: 33791

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

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