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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   20028.85021448  .00000194  00000-0  27164-3 0  9991
2     5  34.2464 301.4821 1845860  79.6081 300.6315 10.84806256190088
Epoch (UTC): 28 January 2020 20:24:18
Eccentricity: 0.1845860
inclination: 34.2464°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 301.4821°
argument of perigee: 79.6081°
revolutions per day: 10.84806256
mean anomaly at epoch: 300.6315°
orbit number at epoch: 19008

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

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