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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   17117.70102649 -.00000140 +00000-0 -16451-3 0  9995
2    16 034.2621 225.6113 2028322 082.7848 299.7419 10.48645126338443
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2017 16:49:28
Eccentricity: 0.2028322
inclination: 34.2621°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4227 km
right ascension of ascending node: 225.6113°
argument of perigee: 82.7848°
revolutions per day: 10.48645126
mean anomaly at epoch: 299.7419°
orbit number at epoch: 33844

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

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