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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   17083.30321020 -.00000086 +00000-0 -13472-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2790 324.9526 2029434 297.7492 043.1913 10.48653499334830
Epoch (UTC): 24 March 2017 07:16:37
Eccentricity: 0.2029434
inclination: 34.2790°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 4228 km
right ascension of ascending node: 324.9526°
argument of perigee: 297.7492°
revolutions per day: 10.48653499
mean anomaly at epoch: 43.1913°
orbit number at epoch: 33483

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

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