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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   15182.48617015  .00000187  00000-0  26446-3 0  9992
2 00016 034.2641 349.2406 2024662 154.0141 217.7981 10.48535124268492
Epoch (UTC): 01 July 2015 11:40:05
Eccentricity: 0.2024662
inclination: 34.2641°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 349.2406°
argument of perigee: 154.0141°
revolutions per day: 10.48535124
mean anomaly at epoch: 217.7981°
orbit number at epoch: 26849

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

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