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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   20292.90897240 +.00000027 +00000-0 +20597-4 0  9990
2     5 034.2464 207.9428 1845951 187.9455 168.7491 10.84869254218660
Epoch (UTC): 18 October 2020 21:48:55
Eccentricity: 0.1845951
inclination: 34.2464°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3832 km
right ascension of ascending node: 207.9428°
argument of perigee: 187.9455°
revolutions per day: 10.84869254
mean anomaly at epoch: 168.7491°
orbit number at epoch: 21866

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

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