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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   16121.53949082 -.00000056  00000-0 -46490-4 0  9991
2 00005  34.2435 195.8866 1846896  43.1987 329.9539 10.84745381 41483
Epoch (UTC): 30 April 2016 12:56:52
Eccentricity: 0.1846896
inclination: 34.2435°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 195.8866°
argument of perigee: 43.1987°
revolutions per day: 10.84745381
mean anomaly at epoch: 329.9539°
orbit number at epoch: 4148

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

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