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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   14271.76775010 -.00000010  00000-0  15089-4 0  2677
2 00016 034.2628 064.7720 2026532 072.0542 308.9658 10.48361621239555
Epoch (UTC): 28 September 2014 18:25:33
Eccentricity: 0.2026532
inclination: 34.2628°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 64.7720°
argument of perigee: 72.0542°
revolutions per day: 10.48361621
mean anomaly at epoch: 308.9658°
orbit number at epoch: 23955

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

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