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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   19341.45064314  .00000084  00000-0  89180-4 0  9997
2     5  34.2500 102.8590 1844287 203.8834 146.4204 10.84786796184390
Epoch (UTC): 07 December 2019 10:48:55
Eccentricity: 0.1844287
inclination: 34.2500°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 102.8590°
argument of perigee: 203.8834°
revolutions per day: 10.84786796
mean anomaly at epoch: 146.4204°
orbit number at epoch: 18439

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

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