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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   17058.11882865 -.00000021  00000-0 -31484-4 0  9999
2 00005  34.2550 343.9260 1843512 324.4939  24.5592 10.84699770 74336
Epoch (UTC): 27 February 2017 02:51:06
Eccentricity: 0.1843512
inclination: 34.2550°
perigee height: 653 km
apogee height: 3831 km
right ascension of ascending node: 343.9260°
argument of perigee: 324.4939°
revolutions per day: 10.84699770
mean anomaly at epoch: 24.5592°
orbit number at epoch: 7433

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

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