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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   18231.96948527 -.00000019 +00000-0 -48070-4 0  9990
2     5 034.2557 124.2521 1846373 229.0197 113.5561 10.84817833132766
Epoch (UTC): 19 August 2018 23:16:03
Eccentricity: 0.1846373
inclination: 34.2557°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 124.2521°
argument of perigee: 229.0197°
revolutions per day: 10.84817833
mean anomaly at epoch: 113.5561°
orbit number at epoch: 13276

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

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