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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   18201.31829459 -.00000031 +00000-0 -15816-4 0  9994
2     5 034.2419 218.6873 1845853 091.0540 290.0844 10.84817889129438
Epoch (UTC): 20 July 2018 07:38:20
Eccentricity: 0.1845853
inclination: 34.2419°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 218.6873°
argument of perigee: 91.0540°
revolutions per day: 10.84817889
mean anomaly at epoch: 290.0844°
orbit number at epoch: 12943

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

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