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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   17018.62047847 -.00000135 +00000-0 -16852-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2446 105.5346 1844581 146.8377 226.2730 10.84706446069952
Epoch (UTC): 18 January 2017 14:53:29
Eccentricity: 0.1844581
inclination: 34.2446°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 105.5346°
argument of perigee: 146.8377°
revolutions per day: 10.84706446
mean anomaly at epoch: 226.2730°
orbit number at epoch: 6995

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

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