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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   18171.47718484 +.00000038 +00000-0 +40077-4 0  9994
2     5 034.2567 310.6242 1846065 316.7471 030.1804 10.84819060126193
Epoch (UTC): 20 June 2018 11:27:08
Eccentricity: 0.1846065
inclination: 34.2567°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 310.6242°
argument of perigee: 316.7471°
revolutions per day: 10.84819060
mean anomaly at epoch: 30.1804°
orbit number at epoch: 12619

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

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