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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     5U 58002B   24143.04139186  .00001181  00000-0  15056-2 0  9996
2     5  34.2479 127.8306 1841627 329.7700  20.8104 10.85376864361171
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2024 00:59:36
Eccentricity: 0.1841627
inclination: 34.2479°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 127.8306°
argument of perigee: 329.7700°
revolutions per day: 10.85376864
mean anomaly at epoch: 20.8104°
orbit number at epoch: 36117

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

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