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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   14351.80088267  .00000277  00000-0  41944-3 0  2843
2 00016 034.2556 193.8674 2024063 049.3006 326.6637 10.48403070247958
Epoch (UTC): 17 December 2014 19:13:16
Eccentricity: 0.2024063
inclination: 34.2556°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 193.8674°
argument of perigee: 49.3006°
revolutions per day: 10.48403070
mean anomaly at epoch: 326.6637°
orbit number at epoch: 24795

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

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