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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   17327.01083199 +.00000218 +00000-0 +29938-3 0  9996
2     5 034.2446 235.8795 1846650 094.2439 287.0139 10.84767229103448
Epoch (UTC): 23 November 2017 00:15:35
Eccentricity: 0.1846650
inclination: 34.2446°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 235.8795°
argument of perigee: 94.2439°
revolutions per day: 10.84767229
mean anomaly at epoch: 287.0139°
orbit number at epoch: 10344

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

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