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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   22267.72705708 -.00000077  00000-0 -94989-4 0  9996
2    16  34.2624 280.0035 2026896 134.5671 243.9385 10.48817573545897
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2022 17:26:57
Eccentricity: 0.2026896
inclination: 34.2624°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 280.0035°
argument of perigee: 134.5671°
revolutions per day: 10.48817573
mean anomaly at epoch: 243.9385°
orbit number at epoch: 54589

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

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