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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   17054.35169281 -.00000134 +00000-0 -19224-3 0  9995
2    16 034.2666 048.5342 2028623 175.7348 186.3777 10.48660924331792
Epoch (UTC): 23 February 2017 08:26:26
Eccentricity: 0.2028623
inclination: 34.2666°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 48.5342°
argument of perigee: 175.7348°
revolutions per day: 10.48660924
mean anomaly at epoch: 186.3777°
orbit number at epoch: 33179

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

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