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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   17321.11704372 +.00000218 +00000-0 +30181-3 0  9996
2     5 034.2452 254.0345 1846634 067.7291 310.8319 10.84764360102809
Epoch (UTC): 17 November 2017 02:48:32
Eccentricity: 0.1846634
inclination: 34.2452°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 254.0345°
argument of perigee: 67.7291°
revolutions per day: 10.84764360
mean anomaly at epoch: 310.8319°
orbit number at epoch: 10280

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

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