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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   17146.26875231 +.00000008 +00000-0 -91869-5 0  9992
2    16 034.2652 143.1051 2027673 203.2631 146.1765 10.48641876341441
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2017 06:27:00
Eccentricity: 0.2027673
inclination: 34.2652°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 143.1051°
argument of perigee: 203.2631°
revolutions per day: 10.48641876
mean anomaly at epoch: 146.1765°
orbit number at epoch: 34144

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

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