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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   17055.30371891 -.00000133 +00000-0 -19338-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2673 045.7842 2028667 179.7499 180.4480 10.48660716331899
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2017 07:17:21
Eccentricity: 0.2028667
inclination: 34.2673°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 45.7842°
argument of perigee: 179.7499°
revolutions per day: 10.48660716
mean anomaly at epoch: 180.4480°
orbit number at epoch: 33189

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

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