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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   17347.16437842  .00000031  00000-0  40940-4 0  9994
2 00016  34.2687 283.2183 2022208 330.1237  19.7543 10.48624355362526
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 03:56:42
Eccentricity: 0.2022208
inclination: 34.2687°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 283.2183°
argument of perigee: 330.1237°
revolutions per day: 10.48624355
mean anomaly at epoch: 19.7543°
orbit number at epoch: 36252

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

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