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(44.2618°N, 88.4157°W)
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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   21056.73433185 -.00000134  00000-0 -14296-3 0  9993
2 00005  34.2437 167.9609 1847121  52.1925 323.2013 10.84854452232761
Epoch (UTC): 25 February 2021 17:37:26
Eccentricity: 0.1847121
inclination: 34.2437°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 167.9609°
argument of perigee: 52.1925°
revolutions per day: 10.84854452
mean anomaly at epoch: 323.2013°
orbit number at epoch: 23276

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

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