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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   23026.44305159  .00000204  00000-0  25031-3 0  9994
2 00005  34.2506 172.1896 1846235 321.3365  26.8224 10.85055309308767
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2023 10:37:59
Eccentricity: 0.1846235
inclination: 34.2506°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 172.1896°
argument of perigee: 321.3365°
revolutions per day: 10.85055309
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.8224°
orbit number at epoch: 30876

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

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