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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   17018.63360310 -.00000123 +00000-0 -14825-3 0  9992
2    16 034.2610 151.6939 2027912 025.1091 343.5663 10.48668687328041
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 15:12:23
Eccentricity: 0.2027912
inclination: 34.2610°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 151.6939°
argument of perigee: 25.1091°
revolutions per day: 10.48668687
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.5663°
orbit number at epoch: 32804

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

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