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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   21215.83718466 -.00000119  00000-0 -12725-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2474  37.8016 1844420  48.1253 326.2686 10.84823832250045
Epoch (UTC): 03 August 2021 20:05:32
Eccentricity: 0.1844420
inclination: 34.2474°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.8016°
argument of perigee: 48.1253°
revolutions per day: 10.84823832
mean anomaly at epoch: 326.2686°
orbit number at epoch: 25004

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

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