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(25.6930°N, 80.1630°W)
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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   18343.75513365 -.00000089  00000-0 -97217-4 0  9993
2     5  34.2435 139.8969 1846508  11.9760 351.9213 10.84800209145005
Epoch (UTC): 09 December 2018 18:07:23
Eccentricity: 0.1846508
inclination: 34.2435°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.8969°
argument of perigee: 11.9760°
revolutions per day: 10.84800209
mean anomaly at epoch: 351.9213°
orbit number at epoch: 14500

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

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