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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   16176.88242127 +.00000076 +00000-0 +78483-4 0  9994
2    16 034.2769 031.5641 2026949 229.1551 111.5038 10.48680760306230
Epoch (UTC): 24 June 2016 21:10:41
Eccentricity: 0.2026949
inclination: 34.2769°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 31.5641°
argument of perigee: 229.1551°
revolutions per day: 10.48680760
mean anomaly at epoch: 111.5038°
orbit number at epoch: 30623

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

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