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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   17322.96680292 +.00000014 +00000-0 -76072-5 0  9992
2    16 034.2748 353.0250 2022865 228.1657 112.7851 10.48623907359991
Epoch (UTC): 18 November 2017 23:12:11
Eccentricity: 0.2022865
inclination: 34.2748°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.0250°
argument of perigee: 228.1657°
revolutions per day: 10.48623907
mean anomaly at epoch: 112.7851°
orbit number at epoch: 35999

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

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