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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   14290.34536251 -.00000047  00000-0 -61505-4 0  2714
2 00016 034.2653 011.1640 2025726 150.3504 222.9104 10.48365554241500
Epoch (UTC): 17 October 2014 08:17:19
Eccentricity: 0.2025726
inclination: 34.2653°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 11.1640°
argument of perigee: 150.3504°
revolutions per day: 10.48365554
mean anomaly at epoch: 222.9104°
orbit number at epoch: 24150

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

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