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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   17349.83923162  .00000065  00000-0  65440-4 0  9992
2 00005  34.2466 165.5439 1846730 196.9892 155.9747 10.84773770106018
Epoch (UTC): 15 December 2017 20:08:29
Eccentricity: 0.1846730
inclination: 34.2466°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 165.5439°
argument of perigee: 196.9892°
revolutions per day: 10.84773770
mean anomaly at epoch: 155.9747°
orbit number at epoch: 10601

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

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