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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   20051.86366767 +.00000155 +00000-0 +18469-3 0  9999
2     5 034.2446 230.5755 1846369 183.1915 175.5214 10.84814322192484
Epoch (UTC): 20 February 2020 20:43:40
Eccentricity: 0.1846369
inclination: 34.2446°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 230.5755°
argument of perigee: 183.1915°
revolutions per day: 10.84814322
mean anomaly at epoch: 175.5214°
orbit number at epoch: 19248

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

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