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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   20053.79631469 +.00000147 +00000-0 +17111-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2460 224.6203 1846493 191.8914 163.1515 10.84814859192690
Epoch (UTC): 22 February 2020 19:06:41
Eccentricity: 0.1846493
inclination: 34.2460°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 224.6203°
argument of perigee: 191.8914°
revolutions per day: 10.84814859
mean anomaly at epoch: 163.1515°
orbit number at epoch: 19269

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

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