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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   17343.92455274 +.00000044 +00000-0 +51630-4 0  9995
2    16 034.2720 292.5668 2022397 316.4673 029.2612 10.48624234362197
Epoch (UTC): 09 December 2017 22:11:21
Eccentricity: 0.2022397
inclination: 34.2720°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 292.5668°
argument of perigee: 316.4673°
revolutions per day: 10.48624234
mean anomaly at epoch: 29.2612°
orbit number at epoch: 36219

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

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