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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   21016.39836808 -.00000092  00000-0 -13973-3 0  9994
2 00005  34.2569 292.2345 1847744 230.6800 111.5103 10.84861572228384
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2021 09:33:39
Eccentricity: 0.1847744
inclination: 34.2569°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 292.2345°
argument of perigee: 230.6800°
revolutions per day: 10.84861572
mean anomaly at epoch: 111.5103°
orbit number at epoch: 22838

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

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