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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   17081.88452769 +.00000010 +00000-0 +39349-4 0  9999
2     5 034.2428 270.7379 1842478 071.4398 307.6830 10.84700191076822
Epoch (UTC): 22 March 2017 21:13:43
Eccentricity: 0.1842478
inclination: 34.2428°
perigee height: 654 km
apogee height: 3830 km
right ascension of ascending node: 270.7379°
argument of perigee: 71.4398°
revolutions per day: 10.84700191
mean anomaly at epoch: 307.6830°
orbit number at epoch: 7682

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

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