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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   21023.94738162 -.00000082  00000-0 -12629-3 0  9993
2 00005  34.2581 268.9831 1847842 264.6309  74.1913 10.84860025229205
Epoch (UTC): 23 January 2021 22:44:13
Eccentricity: 0.1847842
inclination: 34.2581°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 268.9831°
argument of perigee: 264.6309°
revolutions per day: 10.84860025
mean anomaly at epoch: 74.1913°
orbit number at epoch: 22920

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

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