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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   24197.42634405  .00000985  00000-0  12253-2 0  9998
2 00005  34.2548 320.1210 1842761 214.8082 131.7115 10.85475291366990
Epoch (UTC): 15 July 2024 10:13:56
Eccentricity: 0.1842761
inclination: 34.2548°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3826 km
right ascension of ascending node: 320.1210°
argument of perigee: 214.8082°
revolutions per day: 10.85475291
mean anomaly at epoch: 131.7115°
orbit number at epoch: 36699

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

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