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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   16339.86074162 -.00000097 +00000-0 -15046-3 0  9995
2    16 034.2685 280.9753 2028001 196.3612 156.0699 10.48675516323346
Epoch (UTC): 04 December 2016 20:39:28
Eccentricity: 0.2028001
inclination: 34.2685°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.9753°
argument of perigee: 196.3612°
revolutions per day: 10.48675516
mean anomaly at epoch: 156.0699°
orbit number at epoch: 32334

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

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