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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   17267.79659761 +.00000196 +00000-0 +23669-3 0  9998
2     5 034.2494 058.2517 1845378 187.8854 168.8358 10.84738157097018
Epoch (UTC): 24 September 2017 19:07:06
Eccentricity: 0.1845378
inclination: 34.2494°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 58.2517°
argument of perigee: 187.8854°
revolutions per day: 10.84738157
mean anomaly at epoch: 168.8358°
orbit number at epoch: 9701

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

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