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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   21027.63053672 -.00000065  00000-0 -10212-3 0  9996
2 00005  34.2579 257.6396 1847937 281.1938  58.7426 10.84859273229604
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2021 15:07:58
Eccentricity: 0.1847937
inclination: 34.2579°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 257.6396°
argument of perigee: 281.1938°
revolutions per day: 10.84859273
mean anomaly at epoch: 58.7426°
orbit number at epoch: 22960

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

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