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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   22027.52907580  .00000121  00000-0  16954-3 0  9991
2 00005  34.2396 213.6006 1843314 123.2704 255.8168 10.84850666269236
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2022 12:41:52
Eccentricity: 0.1843314
inclination: 34.2396°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.6006°
argument of perigee: 123.2704°
revolutions per day: 10.84850666
mean anomaly at epoch: 255.8168°
orbit number at epoch: 26923

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

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