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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   17294.49619708 -.00000001 +00000-0 +21633-4 0  9990
2    16 034.2606 075.2016 2022996 108.1273 274.9053 10.48625245357005
Epoch (UTC): 21 October 2017 11:54:31
Eccentricity: 0.2022996
inclination: 34.2606°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 75.2016°
argument of perigee: 108.1273°
revolutions per day: 10.48625245
mean anomaly at epoch: 274.9053°
orbit number at epoch: 35700

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

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