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(44.7900°N, 80.9447°W)
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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   18203.43605973 -.00000011 +00000-0 +81214-5 0  9995
2     5 034.2419 212.1626 1845835 100.5830 280.6910 10.84817888129664
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2018 10:27:55
Eccentricity: 0.1845835
inclination: 34.2419°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.1626°
argument of perigee: 100.5830°
revolutions per day: 10.84817888
mean anomaly at epoch: 280.6910°
orbit number at epoch: 12966

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

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