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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   21211.28478174  .00000212  00000-0  29044-3 0  9997
2 00016  34.2658  57.1913 2027827 157.2552 213.2415 10.48743204501656
Epoch (UTC): 30 July 2021 06:50:05
Eccentricity: 0.2027827
inclination: 34.2658°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 57.1913°
argument of perigee: 157.2552°
revolutions per day: 10.48743204
mean anomaly at epoch: 213.2415°
orbit number at epoch: 50165

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

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