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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   21170.71447232  .00000052  00000-0  46141-4 0  9998
2 00005  34.2471 176.7887 1845888 205.1191 144.7161 10.84831250245145
Epoch (UTC): 19 June 2021 17:08:50
Eccentricity: 0.1845888
inclination: 34.2471°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 176.7887°
argument of perigee: 205.1191°
revolutions per day: 10.84831250
mean anomaly at epoch: 144.7161°
orbit number at epoch: 24514

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

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