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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   18224.05404330 -.00000016 +00000-0 -35287-4 0  9994
2     5 034.2480 148.6347 1845851 193.3961 161.0285 10.84817834131906
Epoch (UTC): 12 August 2018 01:17:49
Eccentricity: 0.1845851
inclination: 34.2480°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 148.6347°
argument of perigee: 193.3961°
revolutions per day: 10.84817834
mean anomaly at epoch: 161.0285°
orbit number at epoch: 13190

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

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