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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   14298.71351448  .00000358  00000-0  48572-3 0  2793
2 00005 034.2437 098.2471 1846040 076.3010 303.5434 10.84400249981441
Epoch (UTC): 25 October 2014 17:07:27
Eccentricity: 0.1846040
inclination: 34.2437°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 98.2471°
argument of perigee: 76.3010°
revolutions per day: 10.84400249
mean anomaly at epoch: 303.5434°
orbit number at epoch: 98144

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

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