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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   21100.45957511 -.00000107  00000-0 -15890-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2624  33.2316 1848142 248.9707  90.4026 10.84844913237512
Epoch (UTC): 10 April 2021 11:01:47
Eccentricity: 0.1848142
inclination: 34.2624°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 33.2316°
argument of perigee: 248.9707°
revolutions per day: 10.84844913
mean anomaly at epoch: 90.4026°
orbit number at epoch: 23751

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

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