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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   18055.09940173 +.00000148 +00000-0 +18860-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2469 309.1185 1846678 153.0850 217.8900 10.84797306113551
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2018 02:23:08
Eccentricity: 0.1846678
inclination: 34.2469°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.1185°
argument of perigee: 153.0850°
revolutions per day: 10.84797306
mean anomaly at epoch: 217.8900°
orbit number at epoch: 11355

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

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