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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   18016.23809689  .00000194  00000-0  24612-3 0  9993
2 00005  34.2529  68.8406 1847393 338.2074  14.8907 10.84783361109422
Epoch (UTC): 16 January 2018 05:42:51
Eccentricity: 0.1847393
inclination: 34.2529°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 68.8406°
argument of perigee: 338.2074°
revolutions per day: 10.84783361
mean anomaly at epoch: 14.8907°
orbit number at epoch: 10942

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

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