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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   19348.90654670 +.00000139 +00000-0 +15186-3 0  9999
2     5 034.2577 079.8991 1844980 237.4271 103.4816 10.84788597185103
Epoch (UTC): 14 December 2019 21:45:25
Eccentricity: 0.1844980
inclination: 34.2577°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.8991°
argument of perigee: 237.4271°
revolutions per day: 10.84788597
mean anomaly at epoch: 103.4816°
orbit number at epoch: 18510

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

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