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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   21105.37256418  .00000154  00000-0  24445-3 0  9999
2 00016  34.2664   3.0366 2024748  70.6716 310.0935 10.48709403490534
Epoch (UTC): 15 April 2021 08:56:29
Eccentricity: 0.2024748
inclination: 34.2664°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 4223 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.0366°
argument of perigee: 70.6716°
revolutions per day: 10.48709403
mean anomaly at epoch: 310.0935°
orbit number at epoch: 49053

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

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