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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   21023.26761658  .00000047  00000-0  93938-4 0  9998
2 00016  34.2570 240.0625 2022550  84.4866 298.1515 10.48690265481916
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2021 06:25:22
Eccentricity: 0.2022550
inclination: 34.2570°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.0625°
argument of perigee: 84.4866°
revolutions per day: 10.48690265
mean anomaly at epoch: 298.1515°
orbit number at epoch: 48191

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

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