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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   23038.32239509  .00000137  00000-0  18911-3 0  9993
2 00005  34.2446 135.5714 1845508  14.8362 349.9679 10.85058202310058
Epoch (UTC): 07 February 2023 07:44:14
Eccentricity: 0.1845508
inclination: 34.2446°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 135.5714°
argument of perigee: 14.8362°
revolutions per day: 10.85058202
mean anomaly at epoch: 349.9679°
orbit number at epoch: 31005

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

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