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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   21102.48504761 -.00000111  00000-0 -16353-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2634  26.9941 1848195 258.0775  80.7710 10.84844434237735
Epoch (UTC): 12 April 2021 11:38:28
Eccentricity: 0.1848195
inclination: 34.2634°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 26.9941°
argument of perigee: 258.0775°
revolutions per day: 10.84844434
mean anomaly at epoch: 80.7710°
orbit number at epoch: 23773

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

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