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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   21209.85038376 -.00000118  00000-0 -13188-3 0  9990
2 00005  34.2477  56.2452 1844660  21.1784 345.6078 10.84825098249395
Epoch (UTC): 28 July 2021 20:24:33
Eccentricity: 0.1844660
inclination: 34.2477°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.2452°
argument of perigee: 21.1784°
revolutions per day: 10.84825098
mean anomaly at epoch: 345.6078°
orbit number at epoch: 24939

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

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