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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   18197.17443987 -.00000043  00000-0 -27872-4 0  9998
2 00005  34.2426 231.4549 1845787  72.4082 306.8933 10.84818020129083
Epoch (UTC): 16 July 2018 04:11:11
Eccentricity: 0.1845787
inclination: 34.2426°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 231.4549°
argument of perigee: 72.4082°
revolutions per day: 10.84818020
mean anomaly at epoch: 306.8933°
orbit number at epoch: 12908

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

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