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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   20301.73131696 +.00000046 +00000-0 +94387-4 0  9999
2    16 034.2569 132.7128 2021601 075.4546 306.0574 10.48677485472722
Epoch (UTC): 27 October 2020 17:33:05
Eccentricity: 0.2021601
inclination: 34.2569°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 132.7128°
argument of perigee: 75.4546°
revolutions per day: 10.48677485
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.0574°
orbit number at epoch: 47272

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

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