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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   16269.84668474 -.00000015  00000-0 -48739-4 0  9996
2 00016  34.2759 123.1472 2027516 261.1392  75.5744 10.48682685315971
Epoch (UTC): 25 September 2016 20:19:13
Eccentricity: 0.2027516
inclination: 34.2759°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 123.1472°
argument of perigee: 261.1392°
revolutions per day: 10.48682685
mean anomaly at epoch: 75.5744°
orbit number at epoch: 31597

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

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