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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   24170.38084520  .00000728  00000-0  95333-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2480  43.5262 1841405  92.9562 288.2050 10.85425546364059
Epoch (UTC): 18 June 2024 09:08:25
Eccentricity: 0.1841405
inclination: 34.2480°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3825 km
right ascension of ascending node: 43.5262°
argument of perigee: 92.9562°
revolutions per day: 10.85425546
mean anomaly at epoch: 288.2050°
orbit number at epoch: 36405

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

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