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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   16236.26802787 -.00000079  00000-0 -11698-3 0  9994
2 00005  34.2483 202.4640 1847975 199.4415 152.5445 10.84731426 53935
Epoch (UTC): 23 August 2016 06:25:57
Eccentricity: 0.1847975
inclination: 34.2483°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 202.4640°
argument of perigee: 199.4415°
revolutions per day: 10.84731426
mean anomaly at epoch: 152.5445°
orbit number at epoch: 5393

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

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