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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   21025.26803460  .00000054  00000-0  10340-3 0  9991
2 00016  34.2567 234.2873 2022561  92.9200 290.3035 10.48690558482120
Epoch (UTC): 25 January 2021 06:25:58
Eccentricity: 0.2022561
inclination: 34.2567°
perigee height: 655 km
apogee height: 4222 km
right ascension of ascending node: 234.2873°
argument of perigee: 92.9200°
revolutions per day: 10.48690558
mean anomaly at epoch: 290.3035°
orbit number at epoch: 48212

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

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