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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   18172.49032495 +.00000028 +00000-0 +29739-4 0  9999
2     5 034.2558 307.5039 1846007 321.3053 026.8464 10.84819081126306
Epoch (UTC): 21 June 2018 11:46:04
Eccentricity: 0.1846007
inclination: 34.2558°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.5039°
argument of perigee: 321.3053°
revolutions per day: 10.84819081
mean anomaly at epoch: 26.8464°
orbit number at epoch: 12630

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

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