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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   20027.83723184 +.00000196 +00000-0 +27490-3 0  9998
2     5 034.2465 304.6023 1845837 075.0506 304.6267 10.84805805189878
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2020 20:05:36
Eccentricity: 0.1845837
inclination: 34.2465°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 304.6023°
argument of perigee: 75.0506°
revolutions per day: 10.84805805
mean anomaly at epoch: 304.6267°
orbit number at epoch: 18987

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

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