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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   19345.96079057  .00000124  00000-0  13459-3 0  9997
2     5  34.2549  88.9694 1844724 224.1772 119.6031 10.84787896184870
Epoch (UTC): 11 December 2019 23:03:32
Eccentricity: 0.1844724
inclination: 34.2549°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 88.9694°
argument of perigee: 224.1772°
revolutions per day: 10.84787896
mean anomaly at epoch: 119.6031°
orbit number at epoch: 18487

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

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