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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   20340.51380279 -.00000035  00000-0 -19664-4 0  9994
2     5  34.2478  61.2811 1846245  42.1663 330.7094 10.84867444223937
Epoch (UTC): 05 December 2020 12:19:52
Eccentricity: 0.1846245
inclination: 34.2478°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 61.2811°
argument of perigee: 42.1663°
revolutions per day: 10.84867444
mean anomaly at epoch: 330.7094°
orbit number at epoch: 22393

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

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