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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   21335.52645094  .00000099  00000-0  10272-3 0  9992
2 00005  34.2576  29.1552 1842874 226.7758 116.3664 10.84830679263047
Epoch (UTC): 01 December 2021 12:38:05
Eccentricity: 0.1842874
inclination: 34.2576°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 29.1552°
argument of perigee: 226.7758°
revolutions per day: 10.84830679
mean anomaly at epoch: 116.3664°
orbit number at epoch: 26304

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

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