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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   17082.92210371 -.00000083 +00000-0 -13125-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2793 326.0526 2029450 296.1434 044.4560 10.48653627334793
Epoch (UTC): 23 March 2017 22:07:49
Eccentricity: 0.2029450
inclination: 34.2793°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 4228 km
right ascension of ascending node: 326.0526°
argument of perigee: 296.1434°
revolutions per day: 10.48653627
mean anomaly at epoch: 44.4560°
orbit number at epoch: 33479

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

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