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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   24106.41697633  .00001135  00000-0  14581-2 0  9993
2     5  34.2434 240.7277 1840299 164.8561 201.5640 10.85287335357207
Epoch (UTC): 15 April 2024 10:00:26
Eccentricity: 0.1840299
inclination: 34.2434°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 240.7277°
argument of perigee: 164.8561°
revolutions per day: 10.85287335
mean anomaly at epoch: 201.5640°
orbit number at epoch: 35720

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

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