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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   15 86.79054809  .00000002  00000-0  27014-5 0  9993
2 00005 034.2482 347.0920 1844843 044.7302 328.8579 10.84536205998076
Epoch (UTC): 27 March 2015 18:58:23
Eccentricity: 0.1844843
inclination: 34.2482°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 347.0920°
argument of perigee: 44.7302°
revolutions per day: 10.84536205
mean anomaly at epoch: 328.8579°
orbit number at epoch: 99807

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

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