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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   23339.88082696  .00000401  00000-0  49489-3 0  9999
2     5  34.2588 286.1208 1842820 292.4934  49.1200 10.85128437342905
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2023 21:08:23
Eccentricity: 0.1842820
inclination: 34.2588°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3828 km
right ascension of ascending node: 286.1208°
argument of perigee: 292.4934°
revolutions per day: 10.85128437
mean anomaly at epoch: 49.1200°
orbit number at epoch: 34290

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

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