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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   24112.58031085  .00001729  00000-0  22073-2 0  9995
2     5  34.2468 221.7259 1840621 192.6268 162.1316 10.85307941357865
Epoch (UTC): 21 April 2024 13:55:38
Eccentricity: 0.1840621
inclination: 34.2468°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 221.7259°
argument of perigee: 192.6268°
revolutions per day: 10.85307941
mean anomaly at epoch: 162.1316°
orbit number at epoch: 35786

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

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