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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   21108.80204163  .00000179  00000-0  27709-3 0  9993
2 00016  34.2664 353.1365 2024888  85.1311 297.5934 10.48710774490899
Epoch (UTC): 18 April 2021 19:14:56
Eccentricity: 0.2024888
inclination: 34.2664°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 353.1365°
argument of perigee: 85.1311°
revolutions per day: 10.48710774
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.5934°
orbit number at epoch: 49089

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

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