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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   21026.88732644  .00000058  00000-0  10615-3 0  9994
2 00016  34.2565 229.6125 2022567  99.7471 283.5966 10.48690851482298
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2021 21:17:45
Eccentricity: 0.2022567
inclination: 34.2565°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 229.6125°
argument of perigee: 99.7471°
revolutions per day: 10.48690851
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.5966°
orbit number at epoch: 48229

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

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