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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   16242.23402036 -.00000019 +00000-0 -19408-4 0  9995
2    16 034.2591 202.8787 2026174 144.6968 230.6353 10.48682777313095
Epoch (UTC): 29 August 2016 05:36:59
Eccentricity: 0.2026174
inclination: 34.2591°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 202.8787°
argument of perigee: 144.6968°
revolutions per day: 10.48682777
mean anomaly at epoch: 230.6353°
orbit number at epoch: 31309

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

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