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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   17142.00969940 +.00000044 +00000-0 +59787-4 0  9990
2     5 034.2485 085.6127 1842420 341.9280 012.3400 10.84706752083449
Epoch (UTC): 22 May 2017 00:13:58
Eccentricity: 0.1842420
inclination: 34.2485°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 85.6127°
argument of perigee: 341.9280°
revolutions per day: 10.84706752
mean anomaly at epoch: 12.3400°
orbit number at epoch: 8344

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

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