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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   17261.05208371 -.00000070 +00000-0 -10380-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2670 171.7526 2024399 327.0936 021.8140 10.48624331353480
Epoch (UTC): 18 September 2017 01:15:00
Eccentricity: 0.2024399
inclination: 34.2670°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.7526°
argument of perigee: 327.0936°
revolutions per day: 10.48624331
mean anomaly at epoch: 21.8140°
orbit number at epoch: 35348

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

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