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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   21331.56862160  .00000085  00000-0  89617-4 0  9992
2 00005  34.2541  41.3422 1842620 208.9674 139.5067 10.84830006262619
Epoch (UTC): 27 November 2021 13:38:48
Eccentricity: 0.1842620
inclination: 34.2541°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 41.3422°
argument of perigee: 208.9674°
revolutions per day: 10.84830006
mean anomaly at epoch: 139.5067°
orbit number at epoch: 26261

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

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