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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   14109.69129234  .00000047  00000-0  46413-4 0  2122
2 00005 034.2553 320.1507 1850173 306.3250 038.0075 10.84394864960949
Epoch (UTC): 19 April 2014 16:35:27
Eccentricity: 0.1850173
inclination: 34.2553°
perigee height: 648 km
apogee height: 3839 km
right ascension of ascending node: 320.1507°
argument of perigee: 306.3250°
revolutions per day: 10.84394864
mean anomaly at epoch: 38.0075°
orbit number at epoch: 96094

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

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