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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   21057.64191083  .00000148  00000-0  18053-3 0  9992
2    16  34.2709 140.8190 2023524 229.4568 111.1638 10.48695441485517
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2021 15:24:21
Eccentricity: 0.2023524
inclination: 34.2709°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 140.8190°
argument of perigee: 229.4568°
revolutions per day: 10.48695441
mean anomaly at epoch: 111.1638°
orbit number at epoch: 48551

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

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