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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   16151.93715796 +.00000062 +00000-0 +10173-3 0  9996
2    16 034.2608 103.5980 2026749 123.9591 257.0400 10.48677246303614
Epoch (UTC): 30 May 2016 22:29:30
Eccentricity: 0.2026749
inclination: 34.2608°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 103.5980°
argument of perigee: 123.9591°
revolutions per day: 10.48677246
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.0400°
orbit number at epoch: 30361

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

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