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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   18017.79867724 +.00000010 +00000-0 +31276-4 0  9993
2    16 034.2557 180.3542 2022215 120.3697 261.2222 10.48628493366276
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2018 19:10:05
Eccentricity: 0.2022215
inclination: 34.2557°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.3542°
argument of perigee: 120.3697°
revolutions per day: 10.48628493
mean anomaly at epoch: 261.2222°
orbit number at epoch: 36627

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

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