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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   18113.38503540 +.00000039 +00000-0 +75485-4 0  9997
2     5 034.2424 129.5606 1845841 055.3608 320.7470 10.84811116119884
Epoch (UTC): 23 April 2018 09:14:27
Eccentricity: 0.1845841
inclination: 34.2424°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 129.5606°
argument of perigee: 55.3608°
revolutions per day: 10.84811116
mean anomaly at epoch: 320.7470°
orbit number at epoch: 11988

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

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