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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   21107.45725112 -.00000113  00000-0 -16194-3 0  9999
2 00005  34.2637  11.6832 1848228 280.4329  59.4145 10.84843191238273
Epoch (UTC): 17 April 2021 10:58:26
Eccentricity: 0.1848228
inclination: 34.2637°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 11.6832°
argument of perigee: 280.4329°
revolutions per day: 10.84843191
mean anomaly at epoch: 59.4145°
orbit number at epoch: 23827

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

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