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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   14108.45801416 -.00000045  00000-0 -38208-4 0  2253
2 00016 034.2596 176.0895 2030240 103.8786 279.4650 10.48370912222417
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2014 10:59:32
Eccentricity: 0.2030240
inclination: 34.2596°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4230 km
right ascension of ascending node: 176.0895°
argument of perigee: 103.8786°
revolutions per day: 10.48370912
mean anomaly at epoch: 279.4650°
orbit number at epoch: 22241

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

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