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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   17350.85164281 +.00000058 +00000-0 +55317-4 0  9999
2     5 034.2475 162.4247 1846793 201.5458 149.6295 10.84773909106035
Epoch (UTC): 16 December 2017 20:26:21
Eccentricity: 0.1846793
inclination: 34.2475°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.4247°
argument of perigee: 201.5458°
revolutions per day: 10.84773909
mean anomaly at epoch: 149.6295°
orbit number at epoch: 10603

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

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