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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     5U 58002B   21172.64725513  .00000054  00000-0  47275-4 0  9994
2     5  34.2490 170.8340 1845997 213.8182 132.9934 10.84831428245450
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2021 15:32:02
Eccentricity: 0.1845997
inclination: 34.2490°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 170.8340°
argument of perigee: 213.8182°
revolutions per day: 10.84831428
mean anomaly at epoch: 132.9934°
orbit number at epoch: 24545

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

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