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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   17349.92783997 +.00000045 +00000-0 +65761-4 0  9998
2    16 034.2658 275.2431 2022100 341.7758 011.9501 10.48624522362825
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 22:16:05
Eccentricity: 0.2022100
inclination: 34.2658°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 275.2431°
argument of perigee: 341.7758°
revolutions per day: 10.48624522
mean anomaly at epoch: 11.9501°
orbit number at epoch: 36282

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

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