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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 00016U 58002A   15107.60110585  .00000480  00000-0  66059-3 0  9993
2 00016 034.2636 205.3333 2023143 198.4133 153.1308 10.48485592260630
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2015 14:25:35
Eccentricity: 0.2023143
inclination: 34.2636°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 205.3333°
argument of perigee: 198.4133°
revolutions per day: 10.48485592
mean anomaly at epoch: 153.1308°
orbit number at epoch: 26063

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

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