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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   20331.39558225 -.00000027  00000-0 -22368-4 0  9994
2     5  34.2477  89.3778 1846354   1.1135 359.2870 10.84867664222941
Epoch (UTC): 26 November 2020 09:29:38
Eccentricity: 0.1846354
inclination: 34.2477°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 89.3778°
argument of perigee: 1.1135°
revolutions per day: 10.84867664
mean anomaly at epoch: 359.2870°
orbit number at epoch: 22294

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

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