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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   21165.74478952  .00000012  00000-0  40033-5 0  9999
2 00005  34.2436 192.1022 1845700 182.7466 176.1567 10.84830894244609
Epoch (UTC): 14 June 2021 17:52:29
Eccentricity: 0.1845700
inclination: 34.2436°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 192.1022°
argument of perigee: 182.7466°
revolutions per day: 10.84830894
mean anomaly at epoch: 176.1567°
orbit number at epoch: 24460

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

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