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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   17112.54101940 +.00000115 +00000-0 +12826-3 0  9995
2     5 034.2481 176.3334 1842382 209.4029 138.9210 10.84702828080158
Epoch (UTC): 22 April 2017 12:59:04
Eccentricity: 0.1842382
inclination: 34.2481°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 176.3334°
argument of perigee: 209.4029°
revolutions per day: 10.84702828
mean anomaly at epoch: 138.9210°
orbit number at epoch: 8015

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

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