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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   17113.60436132 -.00000162 +00000-0 -19300-3 0  9997
2    16 034.2622 237.4416 2028418 065.5142 314.3127 10.48646065338019
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2017 14:30:16
Eccentricity: 0.2028418
inclination: 34.2622°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 237.4416°
argument of perigee: 65.5142°
revolutions per day: 10.48646065
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.3127°
orbit number at epoch: 33801

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

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