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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   17203.51808198 +.00000130 +00000-0 +14131-3 0  9990
2     5 034.2559 256.2188 1844288 258.6713 080.2083 10.84719612090036
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2017 12:26:02
Eccentricity: 0.1844288
inclination: 34.2559°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 256.2188°
argument of perigee: 258.6713°
revolutions per day: 10.84719612
mean anomaly at epoch: 80.2083°
orbit number at epoch: 9003

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

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