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Location: Hurstbourne Priors
(51.2000°N, 1.3667°W)
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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   21102.41916891  .00000133  00000-0  21454-3 0  9993
2 00016  34.2660  11.5624 2024587  58.2195 319.9861 10.48708321490225
Epoch (UTC): 12 April 2021 10:03:36
Eccentricity: 0.2024587
inclination: 34.2660°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 11.5624°
argument of perigee: 58.2195°
revolutions per day: 10.48708321
mean anomaly at epoch: 319.9861°
orbit number at epoch: 49022

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

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