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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     5U 58002B   16042.44165953 +.00000110 +00000-0 +16459-3 0  9990
2     5 034.2461 079.5235 1846749 047.2758 326.9228 10.84736991032791
Epoch (UTC): 11 February 2016 10:35:59
Eccentricity: 0.1846749
inclination: 34.2461°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 79.5235°
argument of perigee: 47.2758°
revolutions per day: 10.84736991
mean anomaly at epoch: 326.9228°
orbit number at epoch: 3279

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

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