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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   21212.80797533  .00000215  00000-0  29189-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2662  52.7912 2027886 163.6798 204.0251 10.48743894501818
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2021 19:23:29
Eccentricity: 0.2027886
inclination: 34.2662°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 4226 km
right ascension of ascending node: 52.7912°
argument of perigee: 163.6798°
revolutions per day: 10.48743894
mean anomaly at epoch: 204.0251°
orbit number at epoch: 50181

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

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