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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   21109.39108580 -.00000107  00000-0 -15253-3 0  9996
2 00005  34.2631   5.7281 1848165 289.1285  51.8833 10.84842721238487
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2021 09:23:09
Eccentricity: 0.1848165
inclination: 34.2631°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 5.7281°
argument of perigee: 289.1285°
revolutions per day: 10.84842721
mean anomaly at epoch: 51.8833°
orbit number at epoch: 23848

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

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