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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   20027.10049964 +.00000200 +00000-0 +28011-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2466 306.8716 1845815 071.7359 307.4649 10.84805504189799
Epoch (UTC): 27 January 2020 02:24:43
Eccentricity: 0.1845815
inclination: 34.2466°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 306.8716°
argument of perigee: 71.7359°
revolutions per day: 10.84805504
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.4649°
orbit number at epoch: 18979

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

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