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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 00005U 58002B   17231.88733338  .00000109  00000-0  16097-3 0  9993
2 00005  34.2427 168.8588 1843763  26.2956 342.0485 10.84723352 93211
Epoch (UTC): 19 August 2017 21:17:45
Eccentricity: 0.1843763
inclination: 34.2427°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 168.8588°
argument of perigee: 26.2956°
revolutions per day: 10.84723352
mean anomaly at epoch: 342.0485°
orbit number at epoch: 9321

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

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