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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   23029.66605721  .00000138  00000-0  17454-3 0  9995
2 00005  34.2486 162.2556 1845960 335.8478  16.5322 10.85056100309111
Epoch (UTC): 29 January 2023 15:59:07
Eccentricity: 0.1845960
inclination: 34.2486°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.2556°
argument of perigee: 335.8478°
revolutions per day: 10.85056100
mean anomaly at epoch: 16.5322°
orbit number at epoch: 30911

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

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