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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   20046.61787289 +.00000135 +00000-0 +17014-3 0  9995
2     5 034.2421 246.7415 1846088 159.5735 208.9674 10.84812783191911
Epoch (UTC): 15 February 2020 14:49:44
Eccentricity: 0.1846088
inclination: 34.2421°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 246.7415°
argument of perigee: 159.5735°
revolutions per day: 10.84812783
mean anomaly at epoch: 208.9674°
orbit number at epoch: 19191

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

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