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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   17290.59071459 +.00000014 +00000-0 +46130-4 0  9994
2    16 034.2598 086.4745 2023085 091.6637 291.5083 10.48624992356597
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2017 14:10:37
Eccentricity: 0.2023085
inclination: 34.2598°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 86.4745°
argument of perigee: 91.6637°
revolutions per day: 10.48624992
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.5083°
orbit number at epoch: 35659

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

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