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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   17292.49589313 +.00000008 +00000-0 +36415-4 0  9996
2    16 034.2602 080.9754 2023058 099.6949 283.6548 10.48625140356792
Epoch (UTC): 19 October 2017 11:54:05
Eccentricity: 0.2023058
inclination: 34.2602°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 80.9754°
argument of perigee: 99.6949°
revolutions per day: 10.48625140
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.6548°
orbit number at epoch: 35679

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

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