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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   16119.54476445 +.00000101 +00000-0 +14423-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2646 197.1502 2026922 347.3400 008.2796 10.48672627300214
Epoch (UTC): 28 April 2016 13:04:27
Eccentricity: 0.2026922
inclination: 34.2646°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 197.1502°
argument of perigee: 347.3400°
revolutions per day: 10.48672627
mean anomaly at epoch: 8.2796°
orbit number at epoch: 30021

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

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