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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   16344.81165025 -.00000093 +00000-0 -15172-3 0  9991
2    16 034.2723 266.6770 2028473 217.2375 126.8963 10.48674722323865
Epoch (UTC): 09 December 2016 19:28:46
Eccentricity: 0.2028473
inclination: 34.2723°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 266.6770°
argument of perigee: 217.2375°
revolutions per day: 10.48674722
mean anomaly at epoch: 126.8963°
orbit number at epoch: 32386

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

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