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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   15062.37598624  .00000607  00000-0  76365-3 0  9991
2 00005 034.2577 062.2413 1844920 294.9226 047.1008 10.84515954995426
Epoch (UTC): 03 March 2015 09:01:25
Eccentricity: 0.1844920
inclination: 34.2577°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 62.2413°
argument of perigee: 294.9226°
revolutions per day: 10.84515954
mean anomaly at epoch: 47.1008°
orbit number at epoch: 99542

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

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