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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   17321.44316990 +.00000018 +00000-0 -63884-6 0  9997
2    16 034.2736 357.4211 2022812 221.7442 121.0019 10.48623984359833
Epoch (UTC): 17 November 2017 10:38:09
Eccentricity: 0.2022812
inclination: 34.2736°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 357.4211°
argument of perigee: 221.7442°
revolutions per day: 10.48623984
mean anomaly at epoch: 121.0019°
orbit number at epoch: 35983

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

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