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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   20157.65250935  .00000154  00000-0  17909-3 0  9999
2     5  34.2575 264.6721 1847410 299.1698  43.6457 10.84852220204063
Epoch (UTC): 05 June 2020 15:39:36
Eccentricity: 0.1847410
inclination: 34.2575°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 264.6721°
argument of perigee: 299.1698°
revolutions per day: 10.84852220
mean anomaly at epoch: 43.6457°
orbit number at epoch: 20406

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

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