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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   19344.67211569 +.00000113 +00000-0 +12159-3 0  9994
2     5 034.2535 092.9378 1844596 218.3792 127.0241 10.84787568184640
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2019 16:07:50
Eccentricity: 0.1844596
inclination: 34.2535°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 92.9378°
argument of perigee: 218.3792°
revolutions per day: 10.84787568
mean anomaly at epoch: 127.0241°
orbit number at epoch: 18464

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

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