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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   19321.84568874 +.00000048 +00000-0 +79278-4 0  9995
2     5 034.2401 163.2564 1843713 115.6433 264.5764 10.84785146182164
Epoch (UTC): 17 November 2019 20:17:47
Eccentricity: 0.1843713
inclination: 34.2401°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 163.2564°
argument of perigee: 115.6433°
revolutions per day: 10.84785146
mean anomaly at epoch: 264.5764°
orbit number at epoch: 18216

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

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