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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   24052.65941283  .00000591  00000-0  73961-3 0  9995
2 00005  34.2595  46.4157 1841196 282.7312  57.4583 10.85205019351267
Epoch (UTC): 21 February 2024 15:49:33
Eccentricity: 0.1841196
inclination: 34.2595°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3826 km
right ascension of ascending node: 46.4157°
argument of perigee: 282.7312°
revolutions per day: 10.85205019
mean anomaly at epoch: 57.4583°
orbit number at epoch: 35126

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

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