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Vanguard 1 - 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 00005U 58002B   21210.86356126 -.00000124  00000-0 -13736-3 0  9995
2 00005  34.2476  53.1238 1844608  25.7387 342.4409 10.84824869249504
Epoch (UTC): 29 July 2021 20:43:31
Eccentricity: 0.1844608
inclination: 34.2476°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 53.1238°
argument of perigee: 25.7387°
revolutions per day: 10.84824869
mean anomaly at epoch: 342.4409°
orbit number at epoch: 24950

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

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