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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   17207.20155722 +.00000075 +00000-0 +74164-4 0  9999
2     5 034.2553 244.8800 1844365 275.2298 064.1578 10.84720171090529
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2017 04:50:14
Eccentricity: 0.1844365
inclination: 34.2553°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 244.8800°
argument of perigee: 275.2298°
revolutions per day: 10.84720171
mean anomaly at epoch: 64.1578°
orbit number at epoch: 9052

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

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