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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   21172.32556640  .00000055  00000-0  83783-4 0  9999
2 00016  34.2614 169.7159 2026709 352.9380   4.6268 10.48732060497561
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2021 07:48:48
Eccentricity: 0.2026709
inclination: 34.2614°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 169.7159°
argument of perigee: 352.9380°
revolutions per day: 10.48732060
mean anomaly at epoch: 4.6268°
orbit number at epoch: 49756

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

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