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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   17347.90648982 +.00000067 +00000-0 +71731-4 0  9994
2     5 034.2449 171.4989 1846630 188.2894 168.2588 10.84773495105710
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2017 21:45:20
Eccentricity: 0.1846630
inclination: 34.2449°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 171.4989°
argument of perigee: 188.2894°
revolutions per day: 10.84773495
mean anomaly at epoch: 168.2588°
orbit number at epoch: 10571

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

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