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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   20339.82078521  .00000092  00000-0  10230-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2774  22.7676 2022153 236.0523 103.1330 10.48681166476720
Epoch (UTC): 04 December 2020 19:41:55
Eccentricity: 0.2022153
inclination: 34.2774°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 22.7676°
argument of perigee: 236.0523°
revolutions per day: 10.48681166
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.1330°
orbit number at epoch: 47672

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

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