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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   15117.45506176  .00000673  00000-0  85010-3 0  9992
2 00005 034.2470 252.6684 1845367 182.7057 176.2153 10.84585983  1405
Epoch (UTC): 27 April 2015 10:55:17
Eccentricity: 0.1845367
inclination: 34.2470°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 3834 km
right ascension of ascending node: 252.6684°
argument of perigee: 182.7057°
revolutions per day: 10.84585983
mean anomaly at epoch: 176.2153°
orbit number at epoch: 140

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

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