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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   18197.35862127 -.00000042 +00000-0 -27426-4 0  9993
2     5 034.2426 230.8873 1845792 073.2374 306.1856 10.84818028129002
Epoch (UTC): 16 July 2018 08:36:24
Eccentricity: 0.1845792
inclination: 34.2426°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 230.8873°
argument of perigee: 73.2374°
revolutions per day: 10.84818028
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.1856°
orbit number at epoch: 12900

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

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