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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   24146.26348402  .00000967  00000-0  12398-2 0  9993
2 00005  34.2456 117.8941 1841364 344.2867  10.7237 10.85383749361438
Epoch (UTC): 25 May 2024 06:19:25
Eccentricity: 0.1841364
inclination: 34.2456°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 117.8941°
argument of perigee: 344.2867°
revolutions per day: 10.85383749
mean anomaly at epoch: 10.7237°
orbit number at epoch: 36143

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

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