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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   17227.92632485 +.00000121 +00000-0 +17026-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2432 181.0595 1843693 008.4660 354.3037 10.84722430092683
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2017 22:13:54
Eccentricity: 0.1843693
inclination: 34.2432°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 181.0595°
argument of perigee: 8.4660°
revolutions per day: 10.84722430
mean anomaly at epoch: 354.3037°
orbit number at epoch: 9268

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

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