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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   21163.44406617  .00000024  00000-0  22927-4 0  9997
2 00005  34.2428 199.1919 1845668 172.3874 190.9317 10.84830746244358
Epoch (UTC): 12 June 2021 10:39:27
Eccentricity: 0.1845668
inclination: 34.2428°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 199.1919°
argument of perigee: 172.3874°
revolutions per day: 10.84830746
mean anomaly at epoch: 190.9317°
orbit number at epoch: 24435

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

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