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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   21212.61357363 -.00000123  00000-0 -13469-3 0  9996
2 00005  34.2474  47.7322 1844535  33.6159 336.8848 10.84824507249692
Epoch (UTC): 31 July 2021 14:43:32
Eccentricity: 0.1844535
inclination: 34.2474°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 47.7322°
argument of perigee: 33.6159°
revolutions per day: 10.84824507
mean anomaly at epoch: 336.8848°
orbit number at epoch: 24969

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

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