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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   24136.32135632  .00001125  00000-0  14190-2 0  9997
2     5  34.2519 148.5485 1842005 299.5098  43.4209 10.85359057360440
Epoch (UTC): 15 May 2024 07:42:45
Eccentricity: 0.1842005
inclination: 34.2519°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3826 km
right ascension of ascending node: 148.5485°
argument of perigee: 299.5098°
revolutions per day: 10.85359057
mean anomaly at epoch: 43.4209°
orbit number at epoch: 36044

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

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