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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   14260.71196396  .00000052  00000-0  94563-4 0  2561
2 00016 034.2606 096.6773 2026750 025.4617 343.3256 10.48360198238396
Epoch (UTC): 17 September 2014 17:05:13
Eccentricity: 0.2026750
inclination: 34.2606°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 96.6773°
argument of perigee: 25.4617°
revolutions per day: 10.48360198
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.3256°
orbit number at epoch: 23839

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

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