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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   18319.99294214 -.00000128  00000-0 -18468-3 0  9995
2     5  34.2582 213.0971 1847985 265.0720  73.7565 10.84803372142419
Epoch (UTC): 15 November 2018 23:49:50
Eccentricity: 0.1847985
inclination: 34.2582°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 213.0971°
argument of perigee: 265.0720°
revolutions per day: 10.84803372
mean anomaly at epoch: 73.7565°
orbit number at epoch: 14241

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

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