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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   14112.45930185  .00000042  00000-0  74470-4 0  2261
2 00016 034.2590 164.5374 2030054 120.7444 260.8744 10.48371024222836
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2014 11:01:23
Eccentricity: 0.2030054
inclination: 34.2590°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4230 km
right ascension of ascending node: 164.5374°
argument of perigee: 120.7444°
revolutions per day: 10.48371024
mean anomaly at epoch: 260.8744°
orbit number at epoch: 22283

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

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