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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     5U 58002B   22147.48548478  .00000344  00000-0  41752-3 0  9997
2     5  34.2539 204.0425 1847336 303.1171  40.5233 10.84951467282350
Epoch (UTC): 27 May 2022 11:39:05
Eccentricity: 0.1847336
inclination: 34.2539°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 204.0425°
argument of perigee: 303.1171°
revolutions per day: 10.84951467
mean anomaly at epoch: 40.5233°
orbit number at epoch: 28235

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

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