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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   17327.83955967 +.00000208 +00000-0 +28585-3 0  9993
2     5 034.2445 233.3267 1846656 097.9723 283.3325 10.84767591103534
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2017 20:08:57
Eccentricity: 0.1846656
inclination: 34.2445°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 233.3267°
argument of perigee: 97.9723°
revolutions per day: 10.84767591
mean anomaly at epoch: 283.3325°
orbit number at epoch: 10353

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

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