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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   21020.88601401  .00000039  00000-0  84905-4 0  9997
2 00016  34.2574 246.9381 2022526  74.4462 306.9214 10.48689986481662
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2021 21:15:51
Eccentricity: 0.2022526
inclination: 34.2574°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 246.9381°
argument of perigee: 74.4462°
revolutions per day: 10.48689986
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.9214°
orbit number at epoch: 48166

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

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