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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   19324.88367181  .00000040  00000-0  62910-4 0  9997
2     5  34.2400 153.8975 1843745 129.3144 248.5931 10.84785340182591
Epoch (UTC): 20 November 2019 21:12:29
Eccentricity: 0.1843745
inclination: 34.2400°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 153.8975°
argument of perigee: 129.3144°
revolutions per day: 10.84785340
mean anomaly at epoch: 248.5931°
orbit number at epoch: 18259

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

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