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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   21057.56319814 -.00000134  00000-0 -14269-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2438 165.4068 1847149  55.9234 320.3196 10.84854275232851
Epoch (UTC): 26 February 2021 13:31:00
Eccentricity: 0.1847149
inclination: 34.2438°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.4068°
argument of perigee: 55.9234°
revolutions per day: 10.84854275
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.3196°
orbit number at epoch: 23285

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

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