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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   17347.92670660 +.00000034 +00000-0 +45667-4 0  9999
2    16 034.2679 281.0183 2022175 333.3378 017.5787 10.48624404362618
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 22:14:27
Eccentricity: 0.2022175
inclination: 34.2679°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 281.0183°
argument of perigee: 333.3378°
revolutions per day: 10.48624404
mean anomaly at epoch: 17.5787°
orbit number at epoch: 36261

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

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