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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   15112.45773230  .00000638  00000-0  87588-3 0  9999
2 00016 034.2672 191.3195 2023618 218.8840 124.7509 10.48491750261146
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2015 10:59:08
Eccentricity: 0.2023618
inclination: 34.2672°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 191.3195°
argument of perigee: 218.8840°
revolutions per day: 10.48491750
mean anomaly at epoch: 124.7509°
orbit number at epoch: 26114

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

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