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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   20024.79812439  .00000209  00000-0  29168-3 0  9991
2     5  34.2469 313.9638 1845748  61.3771 315.9992 10.84804518189645
Epoch (UTC): 24 January 2020 19:09:17
Eccentricity: 0.1845748
inclination: 34.2469°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 313.9638°
argument of perigee: 61.3771°
revolutions per day: 10.84804518
mean anomaly at epoch: 315.9992°
orbit number at epoch: 18964

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

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