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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   21019.06790346 -.00000095  00000-0 -14441-3 0  9991
2     5  34.2581 284.0119 1847905 242.6876  97.3878 10.84861014228764
Epoch (UTC): 19 January 2021 01:37:46
Eccentricity: 0.1847905
inclination: 34.2581°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 284.0119°
argument of perigee: 242.6876°
revolutions per day: 10.84861014
mean anomaly at epoch: 97.3878°
orbit number at epoch: 22876

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

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