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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   19325.89625898 +.00000044 +00000-0 +66376-4 0  9995
2     5 034.2400 150.7780 1843747 133.8710 242.9776 10.84785421182609
Epoch (UTC): 21 November 2019 21:30:36
Eccentricity: 0.1843747
inclination: 34.2400°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 150.7780°
argument of perigee: 133.8710°
revolutions per day: 10.84785421
mean anomaly at epoch: 242.9776°
orbit number at epoch: 18260

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

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