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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   20056.74139306 +.00000161 +00000-0 +18392-3 0  9990
2     5 034.2485 215.5458 1846773 205.1470 144.6724 10.84815820193017
Epoch (UTC): 25 February 2020 17:47:36
Eccentricity: 0.1846773
inclination: 34.2485°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 215.5458°
argument of perigee: 205.1470°
revolutions per day: 10.84815820
mean anomaly at epoch: 144.6724°
orbit number at epoch: 19301

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

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