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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   15026.42723215  .00000123  00000-0  14918-3 0  2931
2 00016 034.2748 079.5250 2023586 216.3166 128.1717 10.48423569252116
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2015 10:15:12
Eccentricity: 0.2023586
inclination: 34.2748°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.5250°
argument of perigee: 216.3166°
revolutions per day: 10.48423569
mean anomaly at epoch: 128.1717°
orbit number at epoch: 25211

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

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