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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 00005U 58002B   18229.02400051  .00000006  00000-0 -14045-4 0  9999
2 00005  34.2531 133.3241 1846161 215.7662 130.4223 10.84817897132541
Epoch (UTC): 17 August 2018 00:34:33
Eccentricity: 0.1846161
inclination: 34.2531°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 133.3241°
argument of perigee: 215.7662°
revolutions per day: 10.84817897
mean anomaly at epoch: 130.4223°
orbit number at epoch: 13254

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

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