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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   21334.23780147  .00000094  00000-0  97541-4 0  9998
2 00005  34.2564  33.1229 1842793 220.9778 123.6892 10.84830441262903
Epoch (UTC): 30 November 2021 05:42:26
Eccentricity: 0.1842793
inclination: 34.2564°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 33.1229°
argument of perigee: 220.9778°
revolutions per day: 10.84830441
mean anomaly at epoch: 123.6892°
orbit number at epoch: 26290

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

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