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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   17023.58843468 -.00000119 +00000-0 -13666-3 0  9999
2    16 034.2614 137.3805 2027902 046.0121 329.0804 10.48667998328560
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2017 14:07:20
Eccentricity: 0.2027902
inclination: 34.2614°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 137.3805°
argument of perigee: 46.0121°
revolutions per day: 10.48667998
mean anomaly at epoch: 329.0804°
orbit number at epoch: 32856

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

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