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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   15183.03039216  .00000239  00000-0  31944-3 0  9990
2 00005 034.2473 050.7481 1847014 117.6627 262.3361 10.84635981  8523
Epoch (UTC): 02 July 2015 00:43:45
Eccentricity: 0.1847014
inclination: 34.2473°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 50.7481°
argument of perigee: 117.6627°
revolutions per day: 10.84635981
mean anomaly at epoch: 262.3361°
orbit number at epoch: 852

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

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