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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   23036.91293659  .00000078  00000-0  10869-3 0  9992
2 00016  34.2652 252.4400 2026697 340.4019  12.8461 10.48809963559998
Epoch (UTC): 05 February 2023 21:54:37
Eccentricity: 0.2026697
inclination: 34.2652°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 4224 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.4400°
argument of perigee: 340.4019°
revolutions per day: 10.48809963
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.8461°
orbit number at epoch: 55999

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

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