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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   21169.37177951  .00000047  00000-0  65848-4 0  9997
2 00016  34.2632 178.2485 2026845 340.4768  12.7961 10.48731826497256
Epoch (UTC): 18 June 2021 08:55:21
Eccentricity: 0.2026845
inclination: 34.2632°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 178.2485°
argument of perigee: 340.4768°
revolutions per day: 10.48731826
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.7961°
orbit number at epoch: 49725

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

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