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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   16039.43881575 +.00000262 +00000-0 +37450-3 0  9994
2    16 034.2651 068.4536 2028349 009.6081 353.7932 10.48646077291809
Epoch (UTC): 08 February 2016 10:31:53
Eccentricity: 0.2028349
inclination: 34.2651°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.4536°
argument of perigee: 9.6081°
revolutions per day: 10.48646077
mean anomaly at epoch: 353.7932°
orbit number at epoch: 29180

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

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