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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   24149.20943156  .00000763  00000-0  98546-3 0  9991
2     5  34.2447 108.8093 1841239 357.5622   1.6915 10.85388401361851
Epoch (UTC): 28 May 2024 05:01:34
Eccentricity: 0.1841239
inclination: 34.2447°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 108.8093°
argument of perigee: 357.5622°
revolutions per day: 10.85388401
mean anomaly at epoch: 1.6915°
orbit number at epoch: 36185

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

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