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Location: Bonny Doon Airfield
(37.0704°N, 122.1252°W)
Time: 04:37:03
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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 00005U 58002B   18202.14700299 -.00000020  00000-0 -28412-5 0  9991
2 00005  34.2419 216.1341 1845845  94.7829 286.4780 10.84817911129627
Epoch (UTC): 21 July 2018 03:31:41
Eccentricity: 0.1845845
inclination: 34.2419°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 216.1341°
argument of perigee: 94.7829°
revolutions per day: 10.84817911
mean anomaly at epoch: 286.4780°
orbit number at epoch: 12962

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

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