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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   15247.30695419  .00000249  00000-0  33834-3 0  9995
2 00005  34.2432 212.7856 1848273  46.7999 327.2896 10.84673776 15500
Epoch (UTC): 04 September 2015 07:22:00
Eccentricity: 0.1848273
inclination: 34.2432°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3836 km
right ascension of ascending node: 212.7856°
argument of perigee: 46.7999°
revolutions per day: 10.84673776
mean anomaly at epoch: 327.2896°
orbit number at epoch: 1550

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

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