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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   15144.18551824  .00000203  00000-0  29473-3 0  9994
2 00016 034.2627 099.7791 2023744 352.5521 004.8814 10.48513321264476
Epoch (UTC): 24 May 2015 04:27:08
Eccentricity: 0.2023744
inclination: 34.2627°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 99.7791°
argument of perigee: 352.5521°
revolutions per day: 10.48513321
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.8814°
orbit number at epoch: 26447

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

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