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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   17021.68276439 -.00000120  00000-0 -14043-3 0  9998
2 00016  34.2612 142.8867 2027916  37.9706 334.7827 10.48668125328358
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 16:23:10
Eccentricity: 0.2027916
inclination: 34.2612°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 142.8867°
argument of perigee: 37.9706°
revolutions per day: 10.48668125
mean anomaly at epoch: 334.7827°
orbit number at epoch: 32835

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

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