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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   20330.87041662 +.00000039 +00000-0 +36011-4 0  9991
2    16 034.2687 048.5946 2021702 198.3232 153.2676 10.48679882475781
Epoch (UTC): 25 November 2020 20:53:23
Eccentricity: 0.2021702
inclination: 34.2687°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 48.5946°
argument of perigee: 198.3232°
revolutions per day: 10.48679882
mean anomaly at epoch: 153.2676°
orbit number at epoch: 47578

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

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