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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   20303.92240896 +.00000050 +00000-0 +99555-4 0  9992
2    16 034.2573 126.3880 2021646 084.6929 297.9551 10.48677776472958
Epoch (UTC): 29 October 2020 22:08:16
Eccentricity: 0.2021646
inclination: 34.2573°
perigee height: 656 km
apogee height: 4221 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.3880°
argument of perigee: 84.6929°
revolutions per day: 10.48677776
mean anomaly at epoch: 297.9551°
orbit number at epoch: 47295

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

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