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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   20026.82422142  .00000202  00000-0  28266-3 0  9996
2     5  34.2466 307.7227 1845806  70.4929 308.5151 10.84805390189866
Epoch (UTC): 26 January 2020 19:46:52
Eccentricity: 0.1845806
inclination: 34.2466°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 307.7227°
argument of perigee: 70.4929°
revolutions per day: 10.84805390
mean anomaly at epoch: 308.5151°
orbit number at epoch: 18986

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

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