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(34.0495°N, 116.9470°E)
Time: 14:31:48
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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   18195.42467357 -.00000043 +00000-0 -28348-4 0  9990
2     5 034.2428 236.8460 1845776 064.5340 313.4494 10.84818121128798
Epoch (UTC): 14 July 2018 10:11:31
Eccentricity: 0.1845776
inclination: 34.2428°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 236.8460°
argument of perigee: 64.5340°
revolutions per day: 10.84818121
mean anomaly at epoch: 313.4494°
orbit number at epoch: 12879

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

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