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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   14204.49777832  .00000032  00000-0  48170-4 0  2453
2 00016 034.2607 258.8998 2028469 148.5989 225.3451 10.48360938232499
Epoch (UTC): 23 July 2014 11:56:48
Eccentricity: 0.2028469
inclination: 34.2607°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4229 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.8998°
argument of perigee: 148.5989°
revolutions per day: 10.48360938
mean anomaly at epoch: 225.3451°
orbit number at epoch: 23249

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

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