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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   17351.83370252  .00000067  00000-0  10086-3 0  9990
2 00016  34.2638 269.7422 2022054 349.8131   6.6706 10.48624726363019
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2017 20:00:31
Eccentricity: 0.2022054
inclination: 34.2638°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 269.7422°
argument of perigee: 349.8131°
revolutions per day: 10.48624726
mean anomaly at epoch: 6.6706°
orbit number at epoch: 36301

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

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