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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   21131.75065666  .00000177  00000-0  23358-3 0  9990
2 00016  34.2654 286.8680 2025990 181.9077 177.2613 10.48719953493304
Epoch (UTC): 11 May 2021 18:00:56
Eccentricity: 0.2025990
inclination: 34.2654°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 286.8680°
argument of perigee: 181.9077°
revolutions per day: 10.48719953
mean anomaly at epoch: 177.2613°
orbit number at epoch: 49330

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

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