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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   17207.71756743 -.00000130 +00000-0 -15667-3 0  9993
2    16 034.2649 325.7084 2025697 102.2768 281.0632 10.48628335347896
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2017 17:13:17
Eccentricity: 0.2025697
inclination: 34.2649°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.7084°
argument of perigee: 102.2768°
revolutions per day: 10.48628335
mean anomaly at epoch: 281.0632°
orbit number at epoch: 34789

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

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