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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   18050.03688948  .00000153  00000-0  20563-3 0  9998
2 00005  34.2479 324.7156 1846696 130.3007 247.4203 10.84795692113107
Epoch (UTC): 19 February 2018 00:53:07
Eccentricity: 0.1846696
inclination: 34.2479°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 324.7156°
argument of perigee: 130.3007°
revolutions per day: 10.84795692
mean anomaly at epoch: 247.4203°
orbit number at epoch: 11310

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

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