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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   14207.61193491 -.00000137  00000-0 -15202-3 0  2447
2 00005 034.2480 018.6770 1849013 026.6443 341.8257 10.84386434971556
Epoch (UTC): 26 July 2014 14:41:11
Eccentricity: 0.1849013
inclination: 34.2480°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3838 km
right ascension of ascending node: 18.6770°
argument of perigee: 26.6443°
revolutions per day: 10.84386434
mean anomaly at epoch: 341.8257°
orbit number at epoch: 97155

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

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