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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 00016U 58002A   16237.28245940 -.00000019  00000-0 -10439-4 0  9998
2 00016  34.2589 217.1791 2026225 123.8101 257.2120 10.48682897312562
Epoch (UTC): 24 August 2016 06:46:44
Eccentricity: 0.2026225
inclination: 34.2589°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 217.1791°
argument of perigee: 123.8101°
revolutions per day: 10.48682897
mean anomaly at epoch: 257.2120°
orbit number at epoch: 31256

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

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