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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   17289.82861031 +.00000020 +00000-0 +55315-4 0  9993
2    16 034.2596 088.6742 2023092 088.4513 294.5258 10.48624953356517
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2017 19:53:11
Eccentricity: 0.2023092
inclination: 34.2596°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 88.6742°
argument of perigee: 88.4513°
revolutions per day: 10.48624953
mean anomaly at epoch: 294.5258°
orbit number at epoch: 35651

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

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