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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   21021.36943761 -.00000093  00000-0 -14202-3 0  9991
2 00005  34.2586 276.9234 1847972 253.0384  86.0320 10.84860528228925
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 08:51:59
Eccentricity: 0.1847972
inclination: 34.2586°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 276.9234°
argument of perigee: 253.0384°
revolutions per day: 10.84860528
mean anomaly at epoch: 86.0320°
orbit number at epoch: 22892

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

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