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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   20047.81430891  .00000140  00000-0  17379-3 0  9992
2     5  34.2424 243.0544 1846138 164.9601 201.4410 10.84813094192143
Epoch (UTC): 16 February 2020 19:32:36
Eccentricity: 0.1846138
inclination: 34.2424°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 243.0544°
argument of perigee: 164.9601°
revolutions per day: 10.84813094
mean anomaly at epoch: 201.4410°
orbit number at epoch: 19214

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

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