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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   17294.68669481 -.00000003 +00000-0 +17223-4 0  9996
2    16 034.2607 074.6518 2022987 108.9304 274.0440 10.48625240357027
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 16:28:50
Eccentricity: 0.2022987
inclination: 34.2607°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 74.6518°
argument of perigee: 108.9304°
revolutions per day: 10.48625240
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.0440°
orbit number at epoch: 35702

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

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