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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   18289.43375264 -.00000088  00000-0 -98498-4 0  9992
2     5  34.2464 307.2422 1846541 127.5727 250.7321 10.84810410139101
Epoch (UTC): 16 October 2018 10:24:36
Eccentricity: 0.1846541
inclination: 34.2464°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.2422°
argument of perigee: 127.5727°
revolutions per day: 10.84810410
mean anomaly at epoch: 250.7321°
orbit number at epoch: 13910

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

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