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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   14355.99414194  .00000391  00000-0  58234-3 0  2857
2 00016 034.2561 181.7672 2023945 066.9702 313.1035 10.48407291248395
Epoch (UTC): 21 December 2014 23:51:33
Eccentricity: 0.2023945
inclination: 34.2561°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.7672°
argument of perigee: 66.9702°
revolutions per day: 10.48407291
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.1035°
orbit number at epoch: 24839

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

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