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Location: George Washington National Forest Helicopter Landing Site
(38.6463°N, 79.0851°W)
Time: 04:43:59
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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   19235.93607307 +.00000011 +00000-0 +38717-4 0  9997
2     5 034.2450 067.8120 1841344 089.1053 291.8841 10.84764165172836
Epoch (UTC): 23 August 2019 22:27:56
Eccentricity: 0.1841344
inclination: 34.2450°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3829 km
right ascension of ascending node: 67.8120°
argument of perigee: 89.1053°
revolutions per day: 10.84764165
mean anomaly at epoch: 291.8841°
orbit number at epoch: 17283

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

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