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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   20021.20619438 +.00000206 +00000-0 +28646-3 0  9995
2     5 034.2471 325.0289 1845656 045.2153 328.4532 10.84802843189151
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2020 04:56:55
Eccentricity: 0.1845656
inclination: 34.2471°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 325.0289°
argument of perigee: 45.2153°
revolutions per day: 10.84802843
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.4532°
orbit number at epoch: 18915

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

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