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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   14323.97021444  .00000378  00000-0  51113-3 0  2788
2 00016 034.2728 274.1749 2024832 291.9987 047.8196 10.48381675245037
Epoch (UTC): 19 November 2014 23:17:06
Eccentricity: 0.2024832
inclination: 34.2728°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 274.1749°
argument of perigee: 291.9987°
revolutions per day: 10.48381675
mean anomaly at epoch: 47.8196°
orbit number at epoch: 24503

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

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