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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   17206.28872883 -.00000131 +00000-0 -15706-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2651 329.8330 2025766 096.2533 287.1068 10.48628645347745
Epoch (UTC): 25 July 2017 06:55:46
Eccentricity: 0.2025766
inclination: 34.2651°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 329.8330°
argument of perigee: 96.2533°
revolutions per day: 10.48628645
mean anomaly at epoch: 287.1068°
orbit number at epoch: 34774

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

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