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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   21024.88701227  .00000052  00000-0  10077-3 0  9991
2 00016  34.2568 235.3874 2022562  91.3137 291.8345 10.48690486482082
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2021 21:17:17
Eccentricity: 0.2022562
inclination: 34.2568°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 235.3874°
argument of perigee: 91.3137°
revolutions per day: 10.48690486
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.8345°
orbit number at epoch: 48208

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

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