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Location: Ariel
(45.9570°N, 122.5700°W)
Time: 09:48:27
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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   19203.14600858  .00000023  00000-0  14827-4 0  9998
2     5  34.2521 168.7884 1842695 301.5447  41.7988 10.84764296169375
Epoch (UTC): 22 July 2019 03:30:15
Eccentricity: 0.1842695
inclination: 34.2521°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 168.7884°
argument of perigee: 301.5447°
revolutions per day: 10.84764296
mean anomaly at epoch: 41.7988°
orbit number at epoch: 16937

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

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