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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   14232.29987446 -.00000040  00000-0 -42301-4 0  2534
2 00005 034.2460 302.6805 1848227 137.6654 238.2385 10.84382651974238
Epoch (UTC): 20 August 2014 07:11:49
Eccentricity: 0.1848227
inclination: 34.2460°
perigee height: 650 km
apogee height: 3837 km
right ascension of ascending node: 302.6805°
argument of perigee: 137.6654°
revolutions per day: 10.84382651
mean anomaly at epoch: 238.2385°
orbit number at epoch: 97423

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

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