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(51.5413°N, 9.9158°E)
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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   22146.48181392  .00000011  00000-0  18208-4 0  9998
2 00016  34.2675 270.1961 2025792 343.2024  10.9989 10.48823412533175
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2022 11:33:48
Eccentricity: 0.2025792
inclination: 34.2675°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 270.1961°
argument of perigee: 343.2024°
revolutions per day: 10.48823412
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.9989°
orbit number at epoch: 53317

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

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