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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   20303.30906416 -.00000007 +00000-0 -33932-4 0  9990
2     5 034.2538 175.9014 1846808 234.7545 106.6154 10.84868980219797
Epoch (UTC): 29 October 2020 07:25:03
Eccentricity: 0.1846808
inclination: 34.2538°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 175.9014°
argument of perigee: 234.7545°
revolutions per day: 10.84868980
mean anomaly at epoch: 106.6154°
orbit number at epoch: 21979

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

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