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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   21022.38217348 -.00000089  00000-0 -13620-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2587 273.8042 1847990 257.5928  81.2717 10.84860302229032
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2021 09:10:19
Eccentricity: 0.1847990
inclination: 34.2587°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 273.8042°
argument of perigee: 257.5928°
revolutions per day: 10.84860302
mean anomaly at epoch: 81.2717°
orbit number at epoch: 22903

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

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