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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   16206.53212917 -.00000138  00000-0 -14811-3 0  9997
2 00005  34.2469 294.0784 1847753  65.6147 312.5846 10.84736742 50717
Epoch (UTC): 24 July 2016 12:46:15
Eccentricity: 0.1847753
inclination: 34.2469°
perigee height: 649 km
apogee height: 3835 km
right ascension of ascending node: 294.0784°
argument of perigee: 65.6147°
revolutions per day: 10.84736742
mean anomaly at epoch: 312.5846°
orbit number at epoch: 5071

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

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