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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   17327.44296316 +.00000029 +00000-0 +11215-4 0  9992
2    16 034.2777 340.1118 2022925 247.0261 090.4965 10.48624092360469
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2017 10:37:52
Eccentricity: 0.2022925
inclination: 34.2777°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 340.1118°
argument of perigee: 247.0261°
revolutions per day: 10.48624092
mean anomaly at epoch: 90.4965°
orbit number at epoch: 36046

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

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