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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   18323.76839105 -.00000100 +00000-0 -14609-3 0  9992
2     5 034.2570 201.4709 1847856 282.0456 057.9916 10.84802380142735
Epoch (UTC): 19 November 2018 18:26:28
Eccentricity: 0.1847856
inclination: 34.2570°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 201.4709°
argument of perigee: 282.0456°
revolutions per day: 10.84802380
mean anomaly at epoch: 57.9916°
orbit number at epoch: 14273

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

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