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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   18017.25131972 +.00000194 +00000-0 +24761-3 0  9994
2     5 034.2522 065.7191 1847330 342.7661 011.7512 10.84783750109447
Epoch (UTC): 17 January 2018 06:01:54
Eccentricity: 0.1847330
inclination: 34.2522°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 65.7191°
argument of perigee: 342.7661°
revolutions per day: 10.84783750
mean anomaly at epoch: 11.7512°
orbit number at epoch: 10944

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

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