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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   21023.07709429  .00000043  00000-0  88278-4 0  9992
2    16  34.2570 240.6125 2022545  83.6834 298.8751 10.48690209481880
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2021 01:51:00
Eccentricity: 0.2022545
inclination: 34.2570°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.6125°
argument of perigee: 83.6834°
revolutions per day: 10.48690209
mean anomaly at epoch: 298.8751°
orbit number at epoch: 48188

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

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