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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 00005U 58002B   18114.39811865  .00000044  00000-0  81995-4 0  9990
2 00005  34.2425 126.4391 1845851  59.9211 317.1621 10.84811247120091
Epoch (UTC): 24 April 2018 09:33:17
Eccentricity: 0.1845851
inclination: 34.2425°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 126.4391°
argument of perigee: 59.9211°
revolutions per day: 10.84811247
mean anomaly at epoch: 317.1621°
orbit number at epoch: 12009

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

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