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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   18020.19890279 +.00000182 +00000-0 +23902-3 0  9996
2     5 034.2505 056.6381 1847182 356.0293 002.7265 10.84784879109765
Epoch (UTC): 20 January 2018 04:46:25
Eccentricity: 0.1847182
inclination: 34.2505°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 56.6381°
argument of perigee: 356.0293°
revolutions per day: 10.84784879
mean anomaly at epoch: 2.7265°
orbit number at epoch: 10976

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

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