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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   16152.19913993 -.00000010  00000-0 -22759-4 0  9991
2 00005  34.2474 101.4254 1847243 181.1810 178.3910 10.84744104 44805
Epoch (UTC): 31 May 2016 04:46:45
Eccentricity: 0.1847243
inclination: 34.2474°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 101.4254°
argument of perigee: 181.1810°
revolutions per day: 10.84744104
mean anomaly at epoch: 178.3910°
orbit number at epoch: 4480

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

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