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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   20022.49563283  .00000206  00000-0  28731-3 0  9998
2     5  34.2470 321.0567 1845696  51.0171 324.0884 10.84803475189394
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2020 11:53:42
Eccentricity: 0.1845696
inclination: 34.2470°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 321.0567°
argument of perigee: 51.0171°
revolutions per day: 10.84803475
mean anomaly at epoch: 324.0884°
orbit number at epoch: 18939

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

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