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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   15240.88305589 +.00000219 +00000-0 +32944-3 0  9997
2    16 034.2595 180.6867 2026389 040.1486 333.2476 10.48560928274639
Epoch (UTC): 28 August 2015 21:11:36
Eccentricity: 0.2026389
inclination: 34.2595°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.6867°
argument of perigee: 40.1486°
revolutions per day: 10.48560928
mean anomaly at epoch: 333.2476°
orbit number at epoch: 27463

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

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