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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   20331.53685615 +.00000041 +00000-0 +38217-4 0  9990
2    16 034.2694 046.6711 2021740 201.1333 149.2409 10.48679943475850
Epoch (UTC): 26 November 2020 12:53:04
Eccentricity: 0.2021740
inclination: 34.2694°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 46.6711°
argument of perigee: 201.1333°
revolutions per day: 10.48679943
mean anomaly at epoch: 149.2409°
orbit number at epoch: 47585

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

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