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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 00016U 58002A   17325.15717169  .00000020  00000-0 -97549-6 0  9990
2 00016  34.2765 346.7058 2022906 237.3961 101.5272 10.48623980360201
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2017 03:46:19
Eccentricity: 0.2022906
inclination: 34.2765°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 346.7058°
argument of perigee: 237.3961°
revolutions per day: 10.48623980
mean anomaly at epoch: 101.5272°
orbit number at epoch: 36020

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

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