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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     5U 58002B   24108.44078278  .00001516  00000-0  19447-2 0  9995
2     5  34.2445 234.4880 1840372 173.9765 188.6616 10.85294030357420
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2024 10:34:43
Eccentricity: 0.1840372
inclination: 34.2445°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 234.4880°
argument of perigee: 173.9765°
revolutions per day: 10.85294030
mean anomaly at epoch: 188.6616°
orbit number at epoch: 35742

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

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