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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   14250.34601720 -.00000024  00000-0 -52560-4 0  2594
2 00005 034.2556 247.1220 1848672 218.8229 126.4125 10.84384403976196
Epoch (UTC): 07 September 2014 08:18:15
Eccentricity: 0.1848672
inclination: 34.2556°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3838 km
right ascension of ascending node: 247.1220°
argument of perigee: 218.8229°
revolutions per day: 10.84384403
mean anomaly at epoch: 126.4125°
orbit number at epoch: 97619

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

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