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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   17021.56596756 -.00000136 +00000-0 -17571-3 0  9996
2     5 034.2454 096.4621 1844492 160.0928 208.2379 10.84705701070275
Epoch (UTC): 21 January 2017 13:34:59
Eccentricity: 0.1844492
inclination: 34.2454°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 96.4621°
argument of perigee: 160.0928°
revolutions per day: 10.84705701
mean anomaly at epoch: 208.2379°
orbit number at epoch: 7027

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

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