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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   21062.53608375 -.00000116  00000-0 -12059-3 0  9998
2 00005  34.2445 150.0839 1847322  78.3046 301.8008 10.84853259233395
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2021 12:51:57
Eccentricity: 0.1847322
inclination: 34.2445°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 150.0839°
argument of perigee: 78.3046°
revolutions per day: 10.84853259
mean anomaly at epoch: 301.8008°
orbit number at epoch: 23339

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

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