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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   21016.78932807  .00000066  00000-0  12184-3 0  9997
2 00016  34.2579 258.7646 2022438  57.1745 320.7676 10.48689368481239
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2021 18:56:37
Eccentricity: 0.2022438
inclination: 34.2579°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.7646°
argument of perigee: 57.1745°
revolutions per day: 10.48689368
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.7676°
orbit number at epoch: 48123

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

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