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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   17234.09807272 +.00000135 +00000-0 +19669-3 0  9995
2     5 034.2425 162.0489 1843836 036.2473 334.9964 10.84724092093451
Epoch (UTC): 22 August 2017 02:21:13
Eccentricity: 0.1843836
inclination: 34.2425°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 162.0489°
argument of perigee: 36.2473°
revolutions per day: 10.84724092
mean anomaly at epoch: 334.9964°
orbit number at epoch: 9345

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

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