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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   24102.46112306  .00000678  00000-0  87808-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2422 252.9244 1840214 147.0304 225.9825 10.85278512356670
Epoch (UTC): 11 April 2024 11:04:01
Eccentricity: 0.1840214
inclination: 34.2422°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.9244°
argument of perigee: 147.0304°
revolutions per day: 10.85278512
mean anomaly at epoch: 225.9825°
orbit number at epoch: 35667

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

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