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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 00016U 58002A   21021.74340887  .00000040  00000-0  85470-4 0  9991
2 00016  34.2573 244.4628 2022536  78.0609 303.8316 10.48690076481753
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 17:50:30
Eccentricity: 0.2022536
inclination: 34.2573°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.4628°
argument of perigee: 78.0609°
revolutions per day: 10.48690076
mean anomaly at epoch: 303.8316°
orbit number at epoch: 48175

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

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