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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   17173.87721447 +.00000088 +00000-0 +12792-3 0  9999
2     5 034.2465 347.4887 1842348 125.3259 253.3767 10.84711040086811
Epoch (UTC): 22 June 2017 21:03:11
Eccentricity: 0.1842348
inclination: 34.2465°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 347.4887°
argument of perigee: 125.3259°
revolutions per day: 10.84711040
mean anomaly at epoch: 253.3767°
orbit number at epoch: 8681

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

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