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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   18266.59631434 -.00000091 +00000-0 -94924-4 0  9992
2     5 034.2488 017.5964 1846235 024.8013 343.1005 10.84814333136523
Epoch (UTC): 23 September 2018 14:18:41
Eccentricity: 0.1846235
inclination: 34.2488°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 17.5964°
argument of perigee: 24.8013°
revolutions per day: 10.84814333
mean anomaly at epoch: 343.1005°
orbit number at epoch: 13652

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

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