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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   20058.76624426  .00000180  00000-0  20571-3 0  9999
2     5  34.2503 209.3074 1846972 214.2589 132.4021 10.84816457193333
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2020 18:23:23
Eccentricity: 0.1846972
inclination: 34.2503°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 209.3074°
argument of perigee: 214.2589°
revolutions per day: 10.84816457
mean anomaly at epoch: 132.4021°
orbit number at epoch: 19333

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

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