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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   20294.93357058 +.00000025 +00000-0 +15195-4 0  9999
2     5 034.2479 201.7043 1846101 197.0616 155.8761 10.84869330218987
Epoch (UTC): 20 October 2020 22:24:20
Eccentricity: 0.1846101
inclination: 34.2479°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 201.7043°
argument of perigee: 197.0616°
revolutions per day: 10.84869330
mean anomaly at epoch: 155.8761°
orbit number at epoch: 21898

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

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