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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   21173.56766458  .00000057  00000-0  49493-4 0  9996
2 00005  34.2499 167.9986 1846038 217.9600 127.5559 10.84831579245459
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2021 13:37:26
Eccentricity: 0.1846038
inclination: 34.2499°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 167.9986°
argument of perigee: 217.9600°
revolutions per day: 10.84831579
mean anomaly at epoch: 127.5559°
orbit number at epoch: 24545

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

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