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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   16344.83406123 -.00000029  00000-0 -40570-4 0  9998
2 00005  34.2504 228.0859 1845882 327.8055  22.1824 10.84707976 65723
Epoch (UTC): 09 December 2016 20:01:02
Eccentricity: 0.1845882
inclination: 34.2504°
perigee height: 651 km
apogee height: 3833 km
right ascension of ascending node: 228.0859°
argument of perigee: 327.8055°
revolutions per day: 10.84707976
mean anomaly at epoch: 22.1824°
orbit number at epoch: 6572

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

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