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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   21336.81515771  .00000102  00000-0  10645-3 0  9992
2 00005  34.2586  25.1877 1842940 232.5731 109.2684 10.84830872263187
Epoch (UTC): 02 December 2021 19:33:49
Eccentricity: 0.1842940
inclination: 34.2586°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 25.1877°
argument of perigee: 232.5731°
revolutions per day: 10.84830872
mean anomaly at epoch: 109.2684°
orbit number at epoch: 26318

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

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