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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   21340.03718560  .00000113  00000-0  12004-3 0  9995
2     5  34.2607  15.2685 1843111 247.0658  92.5485 10.84831441263623
Epoch (UTC): 06 December 2021 00:53:32
Eccentricity: 0.1843111
inclination: 34.2607°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 15.2685°
argument of perigee: 247.0658°
revolutions per day: 10.84831441
mean anomaly at epoch: 92.5485°
orbit number at epoch: 26362

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

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