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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   18202.42323417 -.00000019 +00000-0 -14019-5 0  9991
2     5 034.2419 215.2831 1845843 096.0257 285.2564 10.84817899129553
Epoch (UTC): 21 July 2018 10:09:27
Eccentricity: 0.1845843
inclination: 34.2419°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.2831°
argument of perigee: 96.0257°
revolutions per day: 10.84817899
mean anomaly at epoch: 285.2564°
orbit number at epoch: 12955

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

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