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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   15109.81464491  .00000792  00000-0  10207-2 0  9993
2 00005 034.2444 276.1982 1844978 148.3230 224.2980 10.84572718   577
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2015 19:33:05
Eccentricity: 0.1844978
inclination: 34.2444°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 276.1982°
argument of perigee: 148.3230°
revolutions per day: 10.84572718
mean anomaly at epoch: 224.2980°
orbit number at epoch: 57

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

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