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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   22027.33630261  .00000114  00000-0  13768-3 0  9993
2 00016  34.2654 254.2745 2026879 200.7546 149.7534 10.48801616520667
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2022 08:04:16
Eccentricity: 0.2026879
inclination: 34.2654°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 254.2745°
argument of perigee: 200.7546°
revolutions per day: 10.48801616
mean anomaly at epoch: 149.7534°
orbit number at epoch: 52066

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

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