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(32.6128°N, 116.3319°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   18227.09117069 +.00000017 +00000-0 +15871-5 0  9998
2     5 034.2512 139.2778 1846029 207.0675 142.0570 10.84817957132238
Epoch (UTC): 15 August 2018 02:11:17
Eccentricity: 0.1846029
inclination: 34.2512°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 139.2778°
argument of perigee: 207.0675°
revolutions per day: 10.84817957
mean anomaly at epoch: 142.0570°
orbit number at epoch: 13223

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

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