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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   18115.13489298 +.00000050 +00000-0 +89778-4 0  9998
2     5 034.2426 124.1689 1845863 063.2372 314.5029 10.84811353120075
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2018 03:14:14
Eccentricity: 0.1845863
inclination: 34.2426°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 124.1689°
argument of perigee: 63.2372°
revolutions per day: 10.84811353
mean anomaly at epoch: 314.5029°
orbit number at epoch: 12007

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

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