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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   21059.54645917  .00000167  00000-0  20628-3 0  9995
2 00016  34.2725 135.3226 2023724 237.4847 101.4132 10.48696004485725
Epoch (UTC): 28 February 2021 13:06:54
Eccentricity: 0.2023724
inclination: 34.2725°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 135.3226°
argument of perigee: 237.4847°
revolutions per day: 10.48696004
mean anomaly at epoch: 101.4132°
orbit number at epoch: 48572

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

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