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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   17177.70357642 -.00000125 +00000-0 -17350-3 0  9998
2    16 034.2710 052.3672 2027282 335.7293 015.9537 10.48636184344749
Epoch (UTC): 26 June 2017 16:53:09
Eccentricity: 0.2027282
inclination: 34.2710°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 52.3672°
argument of perigee: 335.7293°
revolutions per day: 10.48636184
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.9537°
orbit number at epoch: 34474

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

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