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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   17328.49068187 +.00000028 +00000-0 +10202-4 0  9995
2    16 034.2781 337.0894 2022934 251.4397 085.6839 10.48624113360571
Epoch (UTC): 24 November 2017 11:46:34
Eccentricity: 0.2022934
inclination: 34.2781°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 337.0894°
argument of perigee: 251.4397°
revolutions per day: 10.48624113
mean anomaly at epoch: 85.6839°
orbit number at epoch: 36057

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

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