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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   21058.87985211  .00000160  00000-0  19624-3 0  9991
2 00016  34.2720 137.2463 2023657 234.6751 104.7682 10.48695797485658
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2021 21:06:59
Eccentricity: 0.2023657
inclination: 34.2720°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 137.2463°
argument of perigee: 234.6751°
revolutions per day: 10.48695797
mean anomaly at epoch: 104.7682°
orbit number at epoch: 48565

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

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