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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   17115.70038268 -.00000146 +00000-0 -17182-3 0  9996
2    16 034.2622 231.3887 2028374 074.3503 307.0607 10.48645629338235
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2017 16:48:33
Eccentricity: 0.2028374
inclination: 34.2622°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.3887°
argument of perigee: 74.3503°
revolutions per day: 10.48645629
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.0607°
orbit number at epoch: 33823

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

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