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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   17345.16329477 +.00000038 +00000-0 +45565-4 0  9991
2    16 034.2709 288.9925 2022318 321.6885 025.5700 10.48624273362320
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2017 03:55:08
Eccentricity: 0.2022318
inclination: 34.2709°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 288.9925°
argument of perigee: 321.6885°
revolutions per day: 10.48624273
mean anomaly at epoch: 25.5700°
orbit number at epoch: 36232

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

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