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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   15115.42996552  .00000914  00000-0  11636-2 0  9998
2 00005 034.2459 258.9048 1845233 173.5932 189.2152 10.84583617  1187
Epoch (UTC): 25 April 2015 10:19:09
Eccentricity: 0.1845233
inclination: 34.2459°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 258.9048°
argument of perigee: 173.5932°
revolutions per day: 10.84583617
mean anomaly at epoch: 189.2152°
orbit number at epoch: 118

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

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