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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   17293.73419312 +.00000001 +00000-0 +25224-4 0  9994
2    16 034.2605 077.4011 2023021 104.9152 278.3010 10.48625212356928
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2017 17:37:14
Eccentricity: 0.2023021
inclination: 34.2605°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 77.4011°
argument of perigee: 104.9152°
revolutions per day: 10.48625212
mean anomaly at epoch: 278.3010°
orbit number at epoch: 35692

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

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