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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   19291.26870168 +.00000160 +00000-0 +20763-3 0  9998
2     5 034.2486 257.4396 1842747 338.0403 015.0218 10.84774997178845
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2019 06:26:55
Eccentricity: 0.1842747
inclination: 34.2486°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 257.4396°
argument of perigee: 338.0403°
revolutions per day: 10.84774997
mean anomaly at epoch: 15.0218°
orbit number at epoch: 17884

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

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