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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   16044.48919895 +.00000207 +00000-0 +30683-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2644 053.8661 2028205 030.9086 339.6507 10.48648428292333
Epoch (UTC): 13 February 2016 11:44:26
Eccentricity: 0.2028205
inclination: 34.2644°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 53.8661°
argument of perigee: 30.9086°
revolutions per day: 10.48648428
mean anomaly at epoch: 339.6507°
orbit number at epoch: 29233

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

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