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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   21124.86416743 -.00000116  00000-0 -13589-3 0  9998
2 00005  34.2496 318.0626 1847159 358.7427   0.8906 10.84838792240168
Epoch (UTC): 04 May 2021 20:44:24
Eccentricity: 0.1847159
inclination: 34.2496°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 318.0626°
argument of perigee: 358.7427°
revolutions per day: 10.84838792
mean anomaly at epoch: 0.8906°
orbit number at epoch: 24016

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

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