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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   16238.29297367 -.00000068  00000-0 -10544-3 0  9998
2 00005  34.2503 196.2255 1848135 208.5544 140.0257 10.84731161 54158
Epoch (UTC): 25 August 2016 07:01:52
Eccentricity: 0.1848135
inclination: 34.2503°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 196.2255°
argument of perigee: 208.5544°
revolutions per day: 10.84731161
mean anomaly at epoch: 140.0257°
orbit number at epoch: 5415

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

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