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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   19262.44676905 +.00000121 +00000-0 +13672-3 0  9997
2     5 034.2534 346.1727 1842156 208.4103 140.2626 10.84767727175714
Epoch (UTC): 19 September 2019 10:43:20
Eccentricity: 0.1842156
inclination: 34.2534°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 346.1727°
argument of perigee: 208.4103°
revolutions per day: 10.84767727
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.2626°
orbit number at epoch: 17571

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

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