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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   16204.41385173 +.00000031 +00000-0 +47029-4 0  9997
2    16 034.2689 312.1011 2026387 345.1909 009.6897 10.48682720309121
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2016 09:55:56
Eccentricity: 0.2026387
inclination: 34.2689°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 312.1011°
argument of perigee: 345.1909°
revolutions per day: 10.48682720
mean anomaly at epoch: 9.6897°
orbit number at epoch: 30912

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

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