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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   24055.23704731  .00000707  00000-0  89247-3 0  9990
2     5  34.2589  38.4751 1841115 294.3324  47.6192 10.85208913351638
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2024 05:41:20
Eccentricity: 0.1841115
inclination: 34.2589°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3826 km
right ascension of ascending node: 38.4751°
argument of perigee: 294.3324°
revolutions per day: 10.85208913
mean anomaly at epoch: 47.6192°
orbit number at epoch: 35163

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

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