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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   20301.74424388 -.00000019 +00000-0 -47537-4 0  9998
2     5 034.2527 180.7217 1846680 227.7144 115.1632 10.84869033219627
Epoch (UTC): 27 October 2020 17:51:42
Eccentricity: 0.1846680
inclination: 34.2527°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 180.7217°
argument of perigee: 227.7144°
revolutions per day: 10.84869033
mean anomaly at epoch: 115.1632°
orbit number at epoch: 21962

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

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