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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   19347.98596467  .00000147  00000-0  16236-3 0  9991
2     5  34.2569  82.7336 1844918 233.2873 108.3886 10.84788453185093
Epoch (UTC): 13 December 2019 23:39:47
Eccentricity: 0.1844918
inclination: 34.2569°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 82.7336°
argument of perigee: 233.2873°
revolutions per day: 10.84788453
mean anomaly at epoch: 108.3886°
orbit number at epoch: 18509

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

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