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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   19317.70244462  .00000113  00000-0  16770-3 0  9999
2     5  34.2407 176.0186 1843658  97.0012 284.2653 10.84784379181810
Epoch (UTC): 13 November 2019 16:51:31
Eccentricity: 0.1843658
inclination: 34.2407°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 176.0186°
argument of perigee: 97.0012°
revolutions per day: 10.84784379
mean anomaly at epoch: 284.2653°
orbit number at epoch: 18181

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

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