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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   22276.83712770  .00000257  00000-0  31914-3 0  9999
2 00005  34.2439 165.3859 1846430 165.4094 200.8101 10.85015069296312
Epoch (UTC): 03 October 2022 20:05:27
Eccentricity: 0.1846430
inclination: 34.2439°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.3859°
argument of perigee: 165.4094°
revolutions per day: 10.85015069
mean anomaly at epoch: 200.8101°
orbit number at epoch: 29631

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

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