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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   21021.09324333 -.00000094  00000-0 -14233-3 0  9994
2     5  34.2586 277.7740 1847962 251.7962  87.3552 10.84860593228981
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2021 02:14:16
Eccentricity: 0.1847962
inclination: 34.2586°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 277.7740°
argument of perigee: 251.7962°
revolutions per day: 10.84860593
mean anomaly at epoch: 87.3552°
orbit number at epoch: 22898

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

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