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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   18022.40959800 +.00000171 +00000-0 +22872-3 0  9991
2     5 034.2494 049.8269 1847125 005.9782 355.9948 10.84785652110001
Epoch (UTC): 22 January 2018 09:49:49
Eccentricity: 0.1847125
inclination: 34.2494°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 49.8269°
argument of perigee: 5.9782°
revolutions per day: 10.84785652
mean anomaly at epoch: 355.9948°
orbit number at epoch: 11000

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

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