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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   15088.84090579  .00000566  00000-0  82289-3 0  9995
2 00016 034.2589 259.4749 2022446 119.3128 262.4518 10.48468403258668
Epoch (UTC): 29 March 2015 20:10:54
Eccentricity: 0.2022446
inclination: 34.2589°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 259.4749°
argument of perigee: 119.3128°
revolutions per day: 10.48468403
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.4518°
orbit number at epoch: 25866

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

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