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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   17347.81445550  .00000068  00000-0  73339-4 0  9997
2 00005  34.2448 171.7825 1846625 187.8752 168.8477 10.84773488105796
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 19:32:48
Eccentricity: 0.1846625
inclination: 34.2448°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.7825°
argument of perigee: 187.8752°
revolutions per day: 10.84773488
mean anomaly at epoch: 168.8477°
orbit number at epoch: 10579

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

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