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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   18109.42462593 +.00000054 +00000-0 +92472-4 0  9991
2     5 034.2426 141.7643 1845826 037.5309 334.0822 10.84810586119458
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2018 10:11:27
Eccentricity: 0.1845826
inclination: 34.2426°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 141.7643°
argument of perigee: 37.5309°
revolutions per day: 10.84810586
mean anomaly at epoch: 334.0822°
orbit number at epoch: 11945

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

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